Following two 'nostalgic' election campaigns, Anthony Painter asks how we can begin to cultivate new bonds for our digital and divided society.
Director of the Action and Research Centre
A hung Parliament is the perfect outcome for the people. It’s a mystery why the British have such an aversion to messy outcomes. They force parties to listen. And that is what the leaderships of both parties will now have ...
The idea that representative democracy, when left to its own devices, is coming up with the best outcomes is not convincing, argues Anthony Painter.
Freedom to innovate is essential to modern cities. Unless the capital is able to consider and experiment with ideas such as UBI, then the sizeable social deficit will remain, says Anthony Painter in London Essays.
Basic Income is better understood as a support for good work rather than giving up on work, argues Anthony Painter.
Anthony Painter questions the 'open v closed' axis of modern politics.