Bluster and over-confidence cannot mask the UK economy’s longstanding weaknesses. Productivity growth is sluggish, inequalities stark, and living standards stagnant. This issue of IPPR Progressive Review takes the pulse of the economy and examines the challenges ahead, from algorithms and automation, to the future of work and inequality. As we confront a decade of disruption, we set out the latest in progressive thinking on how to build an economy that works for everyone.