In this issue of the Progressive Review we ask: Which framing narratives are influencing the public? Who is doing the framing and whose interests are at stake? When are they doing it? How are the right using framing? How can progressives utilise it as a tool for social change? What are the limitations of framing? What does it mean for questions of objectivity? Our contributors tackle these questions and more head on.
- Editorial / Anita Bhadani, Rosie Lockwood, Lucy Mort, Ellie Kearns, Joseph Evans and Joshua Emden
- Do progressives have a persuasion problem? / Nicky Hawkins
- The power of words / Raquel Jesse
- Words Matter / Julia Tinsley-Kent and Fizza Qureshi
- Frames of war and welfare / Ben Whitham and Nadya Ali
- The Anthropocene as framed by the far right / Dan Bailey and Joe Turner
- The power of photographs in framing contests / John Amis
- Dignity for dead women / Janey Starling and Jade Hammond
- Is mental illness really an ‘illness’? / Micha Frazer-Carroll
- Rethinking decision-making about home improvements / Ruth Bookbinder
- 15-minute cities and the denial(s) of auto-freedom / Ian Loader
- “There are strengths that are vast’’ / Loic Menzies
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.