Europeans are watching the 2008 presidential election in the United States more closely than any in recent memory. Few American leaders have been as unpopular in Europe as George W. Bush, and many across the continent are hoping for big changes from the next American president.
This short background briefing paper introduces the emerging foreign policy positions of the leading candidates for the White House and highlights key points of difference between individual candidates on the one hand, and between overall Democratic and Republican outlooks on the other.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.