Category: Blog

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Gary Kent

Only Labour can mend the UK’s reputation on foreign policy

To paraphrase Trotsky, you may not be interested in foreign policy, but foreign policy is interested in you. National security will be an issue in the general election but thankfully Corbyn’s ambiguities have been muscled out by a tough-minded Labour approach including securonomics. We live in an age of crisis,

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Andrew Pakes

Realising the potential of everyday AI

The Prime Minister was right to set out the challenges of AI in terms of the progress technology could deliver. There are incredible opportunities for human ingenuity to combine with the best of new technologies to transform our economy and society. Accelerating developments in AI and related digital technologies could

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Ella Crine

Labour needs a prevention-focused strategy for tackling VAWG

The Tory Government talks about wanting to tackle violence against women and girls – while presiding over a system crippled by underfunding, which in most cases cannot bring perpetrators to justice. As with many aspects of our public realm, the Tories talk tough and deliver precious little. Much has been

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William Freer

Labour’s defence policy journey: nearing the summit

Keir Starmer, in a recent interview with i, has sought to set out his stall on Labour’s defence policy should the party win the general election by committing to spending 2.5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on defence – ‘as long as it is achievable within Labour’s borrowing rules’. Two

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Professor David O'Brien

Why we need an industrial strategy for culture

Professor Dave O’Brien will be joining us at Progressive Britain Conference 2024 on May 11th, at our panel ‘Do we need a Cultural Industrial Strategy?’. Get your tickets to hear more from him there!   The UK’s cultural and creative sectors face a range of challenges. High profile cuts in

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