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This week, IPPR has launched the interim report of its flagship Condition of Britain study. Back in the mid-1990s, IPPR ran the Commission on Social Justice, whose report was very influential in shaping the social policy thinking of the Labour … Continue reading

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Yesterday, the Harvard theorist Roberto Mangabeira Unger gave a remarkable talk at IPPR’s London offices. Unger’s central ambition is ‘the raising of ordinary men and women to a greater life’, as he put it: the constant, ceaseless work of innovation, … Continue reading

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It is always sad when someone who has been doing a great job steps down – and the hope has to be that you can find someone who will be an able replacement. Fortunately that is the situation which we … Continue reading

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My colleague Clare McNeil wrote a piece last week setting out the case for ending all-male panels. It’s clear and compelling; if you haven’t already read it, please do.

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I occasionally suggest articles and books that might interest readers of this blog.  Today I’m plugging IPPR’s own oeuvre, as we are having a major sale of paid-for publications. This is the last chance for people to get hold of … Continue reading

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A very Happy Xmas to all the readers of this blog. For those with a little time on their hands over the holidays, here are some reflections on the research and writing that I have found inspirational and useful in … Continue reading

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It is with great sadness that IPPR marks the passing of James Cornford, who died last Monday following a long illness. James was our inaugural director, appointed in 1988, and guided IPPR through an incredibly important phase.

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ippr has today published the results of a poll specially commissioned from YouGov on support for the Alternative Vote. The headline results are encouraging for supporters of AV: 45 per cent say they will vote Yes in the forthcoming referendum, with … Continue reading

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The second annual clash of the think-tanks took place last night at the Southbank Centre. It was good fun and I’m pleased to report that I won the audience vote on the night. You can read an account of all … Continue reading

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With Christmas approaching, a number of ippr’s staff took to the streets on Wednesday for some carol singing of a different kind. They joined London Citizens in their action at the Disney store in Oxford Street, to sing some carols about … Continue reading

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