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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

We need to rewrite the rules

Since the global financial crisis hit in 2008, commentators have been rolling out the now well-worn quote from Gramsci: “the old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born.” Voters on...

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Introducing the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice

And as was demonstrated at today’s launch of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice, change is much needed. Data from today’s Out of Shape report on the current state of the British economy...

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A Powerhouse driven by its own steam

As businesses gather in Manchester for what is the biggest Northern Powerhouse convention yet to be organised, the naysayers seem to be coming out in force. The two-day convention and exhibition...

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Why progressives need a Great North Plan

Yesterday’s Northern Summit offered up a new approach to progressive policymaking and politics. The summit – hosted by IPPR North and the Royal Town Planning Institute – brought together business...

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