The decade since the financial crash has been one in which society’s divides have been revealed to be stark and destructive. In a series of essays published today we map out how a more optimistic future might be secured.
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The banks got bailed out, the public got sold out. That’s what happened ten years ago when the collapse of one private financial institution in the US caused the biggest global recession since the Great Depression.
Post-Crash, we seemed set for a revolution in economics. Even The Economist magazine, defender of free markets, concluded that a new economics was needed. Yet we are still waiting! We think the answer is to legitimise the ...
Anthony Painter explores the UK's economic and cultural divides and concludes that we all have 'deep stories' that need to be acknowledged.
We’ve lost sight of the role of making stuff in communities, but it is part of creating vibrant economies where money, knowledge and resources flow.
Ed Cox argues why we need a National Citizen's Jury on Brexit.
Anthony Painter describes how a democratic economy - of everyone - might work.
We make the case for engaging citizens in the ethics of AI and share a snapshot of public attitudes towards AI and automated decision-making.
Anthony Painter explores the potential reasons why a new poll by the Centre for Policy Studies indicates a growing appetite for universalism in our welfare system
Anthony Painter explores what the local elections say about the state of British politics and what that means for our ability to confront common challenges.