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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

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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Editorial: The Long Revolution

The domination of UK political debate by Brexit has entered its fourth year. In the media, all policy areas are filtered through its lens. In Whitehall, it consumes governmental capacity; on the...

22/03/2019
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Editorial: The social contract in the 21st century

Eight years of austerity have left our public services and social safety net in tatters. This state of affairs is a political choice. It’s a choice predicated on the principles of a small state and...

14/12/2018
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UK ties with Saudi Arabia: costs and alternatives

From the liberal centre-left to the more chauvinistic reaches of the political right, the dominant view of British power is as a benign force for good in the world. As David Miliband recently put...

04/07/2018
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Transforming Equality

Government austerity policies since 2010 are disproportionately affecting women. Low earning black women stand to lose £5000 a year by 2022 as a result of cuts and changes to benefits and tax...

21/06/2018
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