08 Feb 2017
Meet Scotland's first and only think tank run entirely by students, and find out more about the exciting work they are doing
03 Feb 2017
Anthony Painter argues that the roots of the new populism are explicable but instead of reacting to it reflexively, there needs to be greater collective effort to create a convincing alternative worldview.
03 Jan 2017
Anthony Painter explores the development of the case for a Universal Basic Income throughout 2016 and what the prospects and challenges might be for 2017.
28 Dec 2016
The government is right to refresh the economic rules of the game in industrial policy, employment practices and corporate governance, but that success will rest on treating all three areas as interdependent.
07 Dec 2016
Anthony Painter explores major policy failures in education, welfare and work as well as claimed failures in cultural integration and concludes we ignore too many of our successes and omit to understand major failures.
09 Nov 2016
Donald Trump has been elected President of America. At this point, we can't know for sure what this means.
02 Nov 2016
Ken Loach's brutal film presents an entirely plausible picture of a dysfunctional welfare system. What would be different under Basic Income?
11 Sep 2016
Ahead of his annual RSA lecture, Matthew Taylor argues that for government to succeed in creating positive social change, it must do more to place citizens and civil society at the heart of policy-making.
30 Aug 2016
Europe has been undergoing a social and cultural revolution, yet its democratic, social democratic, and economic structures have remained incredibly resistant to change.
01 Aug 2016
The decline of the Labour party poses problems for democracy - and the free flow of ideas into our political system. Anthony Painter explains why this should concern us all, not simply those on the left or centre-left.
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