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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

24:4 issue contents - Forward March: The Next Destination for Feminism

A year on from the now infamous Women’s Marches across the world the renewed vigour in the feminist movement continues to bubble. 2018 has seen a celebration and interrogation of the centenary of the...

19/03/2018
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Brexit and the refuge of ambiguity by John Curtice

Britain’s membership of the European Union has long been a source of angst and difficulty for Britain’s two main political parties. Labour MPs split over the original decision to join the ‘Common...

09/03/2018
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Anti-fossil fuel norms: a new frontier in climate change politics

Testing nuclear weapons, owning slaves and waging aggressive war were all once normal practices — in some cases, for much of human history. In newly published research , I argue that the processes...

08/03/2018
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Women’s Strike: Reclaiming the future of work by Eleanor Penny

“A woman’s work is never done.” There’s something insulting about the neutered cutesification of the familiar realities of women’s lives - vast swathes of which are dedicated to the largely unpaid...

08/03/2018
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The new digital divide

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) are undoubtedly a key foundation for unleashing political, civic, social and economic empowerment the world over. We have seen perceptions on ICT...

08/02/2018
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Food security and the Anthropocene by Dr Riaz Bhunnoo

Humanity’s food production and consumption has had, and will continue to have, significant impacts on the environment, directly affecting our ability to produce food in the future. The world is...

20/12/2017
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Finance in the Anthropocene by Dr Nick Taylor

What do risk and uncertainty mean to you? Risk is our society’s dominant way of governing and representing the future with the pretension to tame uncertainty. In the age of the Anthropocene, we must...

18/12/2017
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Climate Change and the Worst-Case Scenario by Simon Beard

After a year of unprecedented meteorological extremes, the impacts of climate-induced catastrophes are finally getting some attention. The number of catastrophic meteorological events has already...

18/12/2017
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