20 Feb 2018
Megan Corton Scott
In the current populist era an active initiative such as the Citizen’s Economic Council is not only necessary, but a breath of fresh air argues Megan Corton Scott.
01 Feb 2018
To renew democracy, we need to think about how we can combine the strengths and overcome the weaknesses of direct, representative and participative methods.
19 Jan 2018
Being able to understand what the economy is will help you assess crucial decisions put forward by those in power
19 Dec 2017
Reema Patel argues that creating and renewing spaces for the cultivation of a common citizenship as well as for citizen deliberation is essential in response to the global legitimacy crisis that we are experiencing.
06 Dec 2017
Reflections on the need for systems-thinking and stories in communicating evidence and building empathy.
05 Dec 2017
Nick C Jones
Everyone has an interest in the success of the economy. But it’s not always easy for the public’s voice to be heard in the rough and tumble of economic debate. The question is why?
01 Dec 2017
Maeve Cohen, Director of Rethinking Economics, discusses why the Citizens' Economic Council report should recommend a reform of economics education.
22 Nov 2017
Reema Patel introduces two kinds of Budget - the 'u-turn' Budget, or the frozen Budget. Might there be a way forward through this impasse for a bigger, more collaborative conversation about economic questions?
20 Nov 2017
The Citizens’ Economic Council programme has piloted models of engagement to enable citizens to ‘take back control’ over the economic decisions that affect their lives.
02 Nov 2017
Economics has a democratic deficit for three key reasons. Reema Patel explores what they are, and what can be done about it.
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