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The time we’re owed

Are we ​‘owed’ more leisure time? We live in an economy which systematically extracts from us the time we have: in exchange for wages we give employers labour, effort, and...

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How can public policy support an ‘infrastructure of kindness’ in Scotland?

A new report from Carnegie UK, Public policy and the infrastructure of kindness in Scotland, explores the decision to put kindness at the centre of the Scottish National Performance...

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Younger generations to bear burden of climate breakdown

The Institute for Public Policy Research has published Inheriting the Earth? The unprecedented challenge of environmental breakdown for younger generations, the second discussion paper in a series that ‘seeks...

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Children’s well-being lowest in eight years, report finds

The Children’s Society annual report, The Good Childhood Report, published this week, has found a significant decrease in children’s overall happiness.  The report, now in its eighth year, is part...

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Wellbeing as economic steer – New Zealand leading the pack (again)?

Today the ONS has published its latest GDP statistics, showing that UK GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to May 2019. This monthly release typically attracts widespread media...

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It’s time to recognise the power of individuals and communities and create a more Enabling State

Now, perhaps more than ever, our peer-to-peer interactions, social networks and relationships, matter. The importance of personal agency and control in the decisions that affect our lives should not...

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