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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

What is Abolitionist Feminism, and why does it matter?

Prison does not only impact and harm those who are directly locked up; prisons affect all of us.  Yet many of us don’t really consider the wider harms of prison. By relying on prisons, we are...

13/06/2018
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Karl Polanyi and the formation of this generation's new Left

With the exception of Labour's resurgence in the 2017 British elections, the Left has registered few advances lately. Elections in many Western countries have arrayed mainstream neoliberals against...

20/04/2018
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Asylum policy is a gendered issue

The defining issues of the past three years have been the refugee crisis and the rising tide of feminism. Thousands of people have marched under the banners of #RefugeesWelcome and #Time’sUp, and...

20/04/2018
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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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Editorial - Forward March: The Next Destination for Feminism

An estimated five million people around the world marched on 21 of January 2017 to protest the sexist behaviour of the incoming US President, Donald Trump. Even as these marches took place, the scope...

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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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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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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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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