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

Claudia Chwalisz

Major new report from Policy Network and the Barrow Cadbury Trust

The social reality of Europe after the crisis
EVENT

The social reality of Europe after the crisis


Policy Network and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies launch a major report on the social reality of Europe after the financial crisis

Britain's cosmopolitan future
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Britain's cosmopolitan future

Jeremy Cliffe

A new paper on the megatrends that shaped the British election of 2015 and how mainstream parties will have to adapt to win future majorities

The Risk of Brexit
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The Risk of Brexit

Roger Liddle assesses the politics of a referendum on Britain's EU membership, looking at what the 2015 general election and its highly unpredictable outcome might change.

Sharing in the Success of the Digital Economy
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Sharing in the Success of the Digital Economy

A collection of essays exploring how progressives can embrace the power and promise of innovation through ICT and the digital economy.

  • Corporate Governance • Boards

    Seeking the 'right hire'

    Dina Medland

    Companies face a host of new challenges. Is the composition of their boards adapting fast enough to meet them?

  • Corporate Governance • Shareholders

    The case for the independent board

    Con Keating

    Engaged shareholders are seen as key to better corporate governance but are they the best people to ensure companies’ long-term interests?

  • Corporate Governance • Pensions

    Bigger is better for pension funds

    Thomas Aubrey

    Scaling-up pensions schemes would not just increase savers’ retirement incomes, it could have a significant impact on corporate governance and lead to better long-term returns

  • Labour • Populism • Democracy

    The age of participatory democracy

    Patrick Diamond

    Political disaffection is widespread in Britain. To regain the initiative, Labour will have to fashion a genuinely new politics.

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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.