Since the vote to leave the EU, commentary on the division of the country has dominated our national conversation. But attempts to explain the result have oversimplified some factors and obscured others. Progressives must challenge these narratives and offer our own stories about what happened and what should come next.
This issue looks to both understand division in the UK and to begin the healing process. And, it begins to imagine what, at the end of that process, a more progressive country really looks like.
- Editorial/ Chris Thomas, Shreya Nanda, Joshua Emden and Carys Roberts
- The British class system is in great shape / Lisa Mckenzie
- Bridging the Brexit divide / Lisa Nandy
- Whose flag?/ Kojo Koram
- ‘Beyond barbarism’ / Leanne Wood
- Aufstehen, Hinsetzen/ Adrian Kreutz
- Beyond the ‘populist’ label / Roslyn Fuller
- Visions of the future / Ed Miliband and Naomi Klein
- Imitation, resentment and the rise of populism / Ivan Krastev and Carys Roberts
Social housing need of the hour amid homelessness crisisAt a time when the social housing waitlist is weighed down with hundreds of thousands of people, the Scottish government has planned to reduce approximately £200 million in investment in social housebuilding. This could be disastrous and…
Health leaders, charities, experts and campaigners urge Chancellor to take action on ‘concerning’ state of UK health to deliver prosperity at Spring BudgetLeading health voices have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge him to deliver a bold strategy to transform UK health and deliver nationwide prosperity.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.