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Supporting Investors and Growth Firms
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Supporting Investors and Growth Firms

High-growth and innovative firms are the drivers of tomorrow’s jobs and prosperity. Supporting these firms, including how they can access finance, should be one of the highest policy priorities of European governments.

If political parties were startups ...
ESSAY

If political parties were startups ...

What lessons might the political party of the future draw from observing startups in pursuit of profitable business models?

Britain's cosmopolitan future?
FEATURE

Britain's cosmopolitan future?

Responses to Jeremy Cliffe's recent paper on how the country is changing and why its politicians must respond

Tackling Britain's productivity problem
FEATURE

Tackling Britain's productivity problem

A failure to democratise capitalism will mean that the UK will continue to languish in the productivity league tables

The Populist Signal: Why Politics and Democracy Need To Change
PUBLICATION

The Populist Signal: Why Politics and Democracy Need To Change

Claudia Chwalisz

Major new report from Policy Network and the Barrow Cadbury Trust

  • Politics • Activism • Democracy

    If political parties were startups …

    Guillaume Liegey

    What lessons might the political party of the future draw from observing startups in pursuit of profitable business models?

  • EU • UK • Labour

    Labour must confront the EU debate head on

    Umberto Marengo

    Abstaining from the debate on Britain’s future in the EU by propagating an over-simplified view of the union’s purpose is unsustainable

  • Economy • Populism • Politics

    It’s not just the economy, stupid

    Takis Pappas

    The correlation between economic hardship and rising populism is a weak one. The role of political and institutional crises should not be underestimated

  • Populism • Europe • Politics

    Ordinary agents of discontent

    Stijn van Kessel

    Populist parties across Europe are proving their durability, maintaining their popularity after spells in government or a change of leader

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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.