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Trust issues: Dealing with distrust in politics

Publication Report Power & politics IPPR
Topic: Power & politics

The Progressive Consensus in Perspective

This paper explores the history of the progressive consensus, in particular analysing what happened to the 'progressive alliance' of the Liberal, Irish and Labour Parties which won an overwhelming...

02/02/2007
Publication Power & politics Report

Power Shift: Do we need better global economic institutions?

Over the past year, the powerful international agencies - the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank - have been emasculated. International...

26/01/2007
Publication Business Report Power & politics

The Future of Europe: Renewing the project

This report undertakes an analysis of the EU's progress and contemporary challenges, and proposes ways of renewing the project in four related domains: Europe's economy, its 'social dimension', its...

12/12/2006
Publication Report Power & politics

Freedom's Orphans: Raising youth in a changing world

This report responds to an extensive debate among academics, practitioners and commentators - even the Archbishop of Canterbury - on the 'problems of modern youth'. Analysing evidence from across the...

06/11/2006
Publication Power & politics Older people Young people

A New Agenda: Labour and democracy

This essay is a contribution to the debate about the Left's future. It argues that the circumstances that have sustained Labour for so long are evaporating and that the Government requires radical...

20/06/2006
Publication Power & politics Briefing

Equal Access? Appropriate and affordable childcare for every child

This report argues that the Government's objective for childcare should be a system that promotes child development, supports complex family lives, and enables parental employment as the best route...

12/06/2006
Publication Power & politics Older people Young people

A New Rural Agenda

This collection of essays identifies the key challenges facing rural public policy today. Read a sample chapter entitled "Rural politics and governance" by Michael Woods. Social justice has...

08/06/2006
Publication Power & politics IPPR North Report

Direct Representation Towards a conversational democracy

"Coleman points us to the right starting point for the long journey of democratic renewal" Matthew Taylor, Chief Advisor on Political Strategy to the Prime Minister In this important pamphlet Stephen...

11/11/2005
Publication Power & politics Report