Politics & Society
Restoring a deeper commitment to justice and citizenship for all will demand radical personal, social and political change.
Commonfare: Inclusion and the Commons
Thomas Allan argues that new thinking about the role of the Commons in our shared community life will put the ideal of inclusion on a stronger footing.
The Cure for Poverty is Money
Poverty isn't a lack of character it's a lack of cash argues historian Rutger Bregman in his TED film.
The stories in Relative Poverty address the imbalance of power; Les Monaghan describes the thinking behind his photographs.
The Binary Trap
Alain Catzeflis explores why our commitment to social justice has been in such decline and argues that a new approach must avoid binary thinking.
Inequality is a Constitutional Issue
This article explores the reasons why the UK has become an increasingly unequal society and what we could do to reverse this trend.
The Great Troubled Families Fraud
Simon Duffy reviews Professor Gregg's book on the fraud and dishonesty behind the Troubled Families Programme.
Deleted BBC News Item on Unum
In 2007 the BBC reported on the influence that a US insurance company was having on UK policy, in 2010 this item was deleted from BBC archives.
Not So Sapiens After All
The trials and tribulations of our Welfare system have deeper and more complex roots than many can imagine. 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' can broaden our…
Why the UK Needs a Written Constitution
Gavin Barker addresses the issues of democratic accountability and the protections that need building into our welfare system against undue corporate influence.
Don't Cramp My Style
Simon Cramp's biography offers a real insight into a man with learning difficulties who has made a significant difference to social policy in England.
This major report describes how Barnsley Council have been increasing social justice by redistributing power and resources to local citizens, families and communities.
Social Rights Are Human Rights
Paul Hunt explains that social rights are fundamental human rights, but that in the UK these rights are not taken seriously in the political and legal system.