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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR's journal of politics and ideas, showcasing the best in British and international thinking for achieving lasting progressive change

The permafrost of no alternatives has cracked; the horizon of political possibilities is expanding. IPPR Progressive Review is a pluralistic space to debate where next for progressives, examine the opportunities and challenges confronting us and ask the big questions facing our politics: transforming a failed economic model, renewing a frayed social contract, building a new relationship with Europe. Publishing the best writing in economics, politics and culture, IPPR Progressive Review explores how we can best build a more equal, humane and prosperous society.

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27:1 issue contents - Universalism and the Welfare State

Austerity has failed. And Covid-19 now presents us with the biggest challenge in 70 years. We cannot afford to repeat the mistakes of the last crisis. We need a different approach – one that...

13/07/2020
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Editorial - Universalism and the Welfare State

Since the 2008 financial crisis, this country has seen a programme of deep and sustained spending cuts to public services and social security, under the ideology of deficit control and ‘living within...

13/07/2020
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26:4 issue contents - The New Corporatism

Business as usual no longer holds. More than a decade on from the financial crash, fundamental failings in orthodox theories of the role of business and purpose of profit have become brutally clear....

19/03/2020
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Editorial - The New Corporatism

In the wreckage of the 2009 financial crash, many thought ‘business as usual’ would become immediately unsustainable. The financial sector’s collapse epitomised the failure of big, unregulated...

19/03/2020
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26:3 issue contents - Picking up the Pieces

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...

23/01/2020
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Editorial - Picking up the Pieces

Early on the 24th of June 2016, people woke up to hear that the country had voted to leave the European Union. On breakfast TV and morning radio, the news broke in the dim dawn hours. In fields in...

23/01/2020
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IPPR at The World Transformed 2019

To mark the launch of the latest edition of Progressive Review , we are pleased to announce that IPPR is hosting a panel at The World Transformed this year. Cultural Capital(ism):...

24/09/2019 13:00 - 14:30
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26:2 issue contents - Cultural Capital(ism)

From counterculture in the 1960s to the punk eruption, from jazz to Northern Soul, culture and the arts can create and nurture political identities and preferences. But culture cannot lead politics...

18/09/2019
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Editorial: Economic Alternatives

The UK economy is not working. The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argued in its final report, published in September 2018, that the UK economy is in need of fundamental reform. 1 It is not...

11/07/2019
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26:1 issue contents - Economic Alternatives

The UK economy is in need of fundamental reform. Change is possible and has been achieved before, but will require confronting concentrations of wealth, income and power. To do this, the UK should...

11/07/2019
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