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Put people at the heart of the green transition, argue IPPR and WWF

05 Nov 2019

The IPPR and WWF have published a collection of essays, Putting people at the heart of the green transition, which sets out what ‘a Green New Deal (GND) could...

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

24 Oct 2019

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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How community businesses can help build an inclusive economy

22 Oct 2019

A new report from the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and Power to Change, Building an inclusive economy through community business, ‘explores how community businesses can support the...

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Failure to fully understand structural inequalities holding us back

17 Oct 2019

University College London and the Resolution Foundation have published a new report, Structurally Unsound, which explores the structural inequalities faced by different groups in the UK and seeks to...

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Report advocates shorter working hours for improved well-being

19 Sep 2019

A new report, How to achieve shorter working hours, commissioned by the Labour Party and written by Lord Skidelsky, was published last week. It argues that ‘a reduction in... Read More

CLES on a new paradigm for regeneration

10 Sep 2019

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) have published the second provocation in their new series, ‘CLES on… regeneration’, arguing regeneration needs recalibration ‘in order to root the development... Read More

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

30 Aug 2019

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... Read More

Report sets out how to deliver inclusive growth for Scotland

08 Jul 2019

A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) sets out how productivity could deliver inclusive growth for Scotland. In 2015, the Scottish government launched a new... Read More

CPAG calls for changes to Universal Credit to reduce child poverty

13 Jun 2019

A new report, Universal credit: what needs to change to reduce child poverty and make it fit for families?, from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), calls for changes to... Read More

Reporting on poverty: why the tone matters

By Manny Hothi

11 Jun 2019

Is the angry and exasperated tone of Phillip Alston’s report on poverty in the UK counter-productive? Let’s compare this with responses to climate change. For years David Attenborough and... Read More

Land for the Many report seeks to change the way UK land is used

06 Jun 2019

This week saw the publication of a new independent report, Land for the Many: Changing the way our fundamental asset is used. Written by George Monbiot and six others... Read More

IFS and Nuffield Foundation launch landmark review of UK inequality

24 May 2019

The IFS and Nuffield Foundation have launched a landmark review of inequalities in the UK. The review will be chaired by Sir Angus Deaton, who wants to highlight the... Read More

CLES reports on New Municipalism in London

09 May 2019

CLES last month released a new publication, New Municipalism in London, which highlights ‘the actions of three London Boroughs who are seeking to challenge traditional local economic development and... Read More

A Green New Deal is what post-Brexit Britain needs

11 Apr 2019

Following their meeting on Good Green Jobs For All on 1 April, which Rethinking Poverty reported on, the New Economics Foundation last week launched their new pamphlet on why... Read More

Compass sets out how we can achieve Basic Income for all

27 Mar 2019

Compass, with support from Friends Provident Foundation, have published a new report, Basic Income for All: From Desirability to Feasibility. Authored by Stewart Lansley and Howard Reed, it presents... Read More

Compass release new report on 45 Degree Change

21 Mar 2019

Compass has released a report, 45º Change: Transforming Society from Below and Above, authored by Neal Lawson and supported by Rethinking Poverty. It explains the theory of 45 Degree... Read More

RSA Inclusive Growth Commission sets out vision for a new economy

13 Mar 2019

On 6 March, the RSA Inclusive Growth Commission published their new report Inclusive growth in action: Snapshots of a new economy. In the face of a British economy that... Read More

StepChange’s report exposes insecurity of private rented housing sector

14 Nov 2018

In Barry Knight’s book Rethinking Poverty, the second principle of a good society is: ‘so we are secure and free to choose how to live our lives’. The idea of... Read More

New report: planning system is failing the most deprived areas

12 Oct 2018

Good quality housing is a key element of a good society. As Jonathan Lewis from the Nationwide Foundation writes, many people are ‘unable to find anywhere suitable to live... Read More