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09 Apr 2021
Janet Boston FRSA
For two and a half years, Liberty Kitchen has been working with prisoners and those who have left to create tasty street food alongside providing a chance to change. Janet Boston shares how the social enterprise was impacted by and responded to the pandemic.
Richard James FRSA
Richard James has been using the Intensive Engagement process to engage local people in issues around community safety, revealing the hidden voices, assets and networks in local communities. He sets out his ambitions and some new challenges for the future.
01 Apr 2021
Theo Papaioannou on how the entrepreneurial state could work in practice.
As we emerge from Covid-19, Ruth Hannan argues there is an opportunity to shift from short-term solutions to approaches based on deeper understanding of citizens’ needs and which focus on systemic change.
25 Mar 2021
This week, the Prime Minister claimed that the profit motive is behind the success of the UK’s vaccine. Despite his quick backtracking, we should use this moment to recognise what has truly been behind the best of the crisis. We need to push back on a framing that centres just one sector in a crisis that has bought people together as never before.
17 Mar 2021
Nabil Ahmed FRSA
Nabil Ahmed FRSA argues that Covid-19 has exposed the extent to which we have neglected inequality as the defining characteristic of progress.
15 Mar 2021
We’re launching a new project using deliberative democracy to reinsert citizen voice back into decisions made about our houses and neighbourhoods. We’ll be working through some of the challenges and unknowns out loud and together, to facilitate as much impact as possible.
10 Mar 2021
Carly Jones MBE FRSA
During the first Covid-19 lockdown, Carly Jones became concerned about the autistic people she works with and how they and others who struggle to communicate pain would be able to gain timely care. So she designed and launched a self-funded app to help.
05 Mar 2021
The 'new normal’ is up for grabs and we should actively design as much of it as we can.
04 Mar 2021
A return to the past seems implausible. Exhausted as we are, a dash to the future seems unlikely. Nonetheless, however weary, we cannot stay rooted to this moment.
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