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Making Progressive Politics Work
Conference

Making Progressive Politics Work

Progressive Governance Conference, Amsterdam

A major gathering jointly organised by Policy Network, Center for American Progress (CAP) and Wiardi Beckman Stichting.

The Rise of the Robots
Feature

The Rise of the Robots

Robots and progressive politics

Some argue that progressive politics is doomed because technology is leading us to a more unequal society. The opposite is the case.

By Alan Manning

Pre-distribution & monetary policy
Feature

Pre-distribution & monetary policy

How inflation targeting benefits capital at the expense of labour

In a new feature essay, Thomas Aubrey argues that central banks’ drive to stabilise  inflation has come at the expense of labour’s share of income.

Why UKIP & the radical right matter for progressives
Feature

Why UKIP & the radical right matter for progressives

Understanding the populist signal

Rob Ford and Matthew Goodwin set out what the rise of the radical right means for Labour and other centre-left parties across Europe.

British Political Parties in Europe
Paper

British Political Parties in Europe

The Reliable, the Ambiguous, the Reluctant & the Detached

This new Policy Network paper investigates how successful political parties have been at using the power of European politics.

  • Crisis • Deflation Trap • Optimism

    The deflation trap

    Andrew Gamble

    A new era of prosperity of the international economy can be achieved, but only if some key structural obstacles are again removed.

  • Gender Equality • Work • Voting

    Investing in female labour

    Moira Nelson

    Working women and other like-minded voters stand to reward governments that address tensions in balancing work and family needs.

  • Middle-class • Jobs • Wages

    Clinging on to a middle class life?

    Brian Bell & Stephen Machin

    It is increasingly difficult to enter a profession and be sure that a comfortable and secure middle-class lifestyle will automatically follow.

  • Technology • Progressivism • Jobs

    Robots and progressive politics

    Alan Manning

    Some argue that progressive politics is doomed because the market and technology are leading us to a more unequal society. The opposite is the case.

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What we are reading

Astute and important writings which have relevance for social democratic renewal.

Ideas and debate

Essays and critical thinking on some of the key political and ideological challenges for 21st Century social democracy.

State of the Left

Policy Network's international political observers report on centre-left politics across the world.