Category Archives: Good Society

Cutting our massive fees is bad for you, say estate agents

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Cutting our massive fees is bad for you, say estate agents. And the Tories believe them.

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The British left must wake up to TTIP

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For Labour, TTIP should be a red flag: it’s the one element of the EU over which the Tories aren’t tearing themselves apart.

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‘If at first you don’t succeed, you don’t succeed’ – How the government is failing adult learners

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Two new reports show that educational opportunities tend to coalesce around those who have already benefited the most from education.

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The EU-Canada trade deal is a Trojan Horse for corporate power

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It is a direct threat to any future British government’s ability to fully renationalise the NHS.

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Education policy must acknowledge gender differences

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This year’s GCSE results show the biggest difference between boys’ and girls’ performance since 2003.

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Genuine social mobility would mean the abolition of private schools

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The country should draw upon 100 per cent of its population rather than relying upon just 7 per cent of it.

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Getting into the thick of it: Michael Dugher’s speech on civil service reform

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Emran Mian of the Social Market Foundation looks at the contents of Michael Dugher’s speech on reforming the civil service.

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Better government needs people, not politicians, at the centre

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Britons need better government, argues Steve Reed MP. And only the politics of empowerment can bring this about.

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A living wage for fast food: BFAWU leaders speak out

Inspired by mass organisation in the US, UK fast food workers are beginning to mobilise for a better pay deal

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Struggling with payday loans is still on the rise

People struggling on payday loans has risen by 42 per cent in the last year – the industry still needs to be reformed

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