More than any election for a generation or more, people in Britain are demanding a fundamental shift in how the economy is run. After nine years of spending cuts, stagnant wages since the financial crisis of 2008, and four decades of low investment, the current model of capitalism in the UK has exhausted whatever public support it may once have held. Like the paradigm-shifting elections of 1945 and 1979, victory in the coming election may well fall to whichever party can best capture the public mood for transformational change.
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.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.