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What does the 2011 Census tell us about faith, society, and politics?

Stephen Beer, political communications officer of the Christian Socialist Movement, looks at what the 2011 Census tells us about faith, society and politics.

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To defend politics we need to change how we do politics

TweetRt. Hon. David Blunkett MP, Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough Faith in democratic institutions, the media and broader political processes has fallen to dangerously low levels. The 2012 Audit of Political Engagement by the Hansard Society revealed the proportion of the public who say they are ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ interested in politics […]

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The ‘markets’ aren’t the economy

Alex Hern looks at how a chance change in the make-up of the Dow Jones would lead to a 2000 point difference, and asks what this tells us about economic decision-making

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“Government must think again” – Johnson lays out Labour’s alternative

The Shadow Chancellor Alan Johnson today attacked the Coalition Government’s plan, arguing that it risked jobs and growth, and set out Labour’s alternative.

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Political Innovation no2: The politics of buying things

TweetThis is a guest cross-post by Dominic Campbell – originally posted on the Political Innovation site here Well, you wouldn’t still be reading had I called it the politics of procurement now would you? (no, stop – don’t go!). No-one who engages with government procurement comes away impressed with it. It’s a process that wastes […]

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