Tag Archives: 2012

Merry Christmas! Here are the best reads of 2012

Merry Christmas all! With the new year approaching fast, IPPR director Nick Pearce rounds up the best reads of 2012.

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Comment: The Olympic legacy must be about more than just tourism

Culture secretary Maria Miller delivered a barely-keynote speech on tourism and the Olympic legacy on Tuesday – but surely the legacy is more than just tourism?

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“The best is yet to come” – but gridlock looms…

The historic 2012 Obama re-election newspaper front pages.

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Five lessons for the UK from Obama’s victory

Will Straw presents five lessons for the UK from Barack Obama’s 2012 US Presidential election victory.

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“I’ve never been more hopeful about our future; I’ve never been more hopeful about America”

Watch President Barack Obama’s 2012 victory speech in full.

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“We are spiralling into a prolonged and ghastly depression”: The economy in 2012

Ann Pettifor looks to the economy in 2012, and is not hopeful about what she sees.

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Israel-Palestine in 2012

Seph Brown looks at what 2012 holds for the Middle East peace process.

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Barack Obama’s 2012

Tom Rouse looks at what 2012 holds for Barack Obama: Foreign policy strife, and fights at home to save the economy.

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2011 will go down in history – but what does 2012 have in store?

After an incredible 2011 internationally, Luke Bozier looks ahead to the key figures and events that will shape the world in 2012.

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Ken v Boris: Six months out, Livingstone steps up the pressure on transport and crime

The London Mayoral elections are now just six months away; to mark this point in the campaign, Labour’s Ken Livingstone unveiled several new policy developments.

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