Politics & Society
Restoring a deeper commitment to justice and citizenship for all will demand radical personal, social and political change.
4 Essential Elements of ABCD Process
John McKnight and Cormac Russell describe what is distinctive about an asset-based development process in this concise handbook.
Northamptonshire - Abandon Hope All Who Enter
Marion Turner-Hawes describes the hopeless, divide and completely undemocratic process by which Northamptonshire is to be divided into two parts.
Only a New Democracy can Save the NHS
Gavin Barker explains why protecting the NHS and other vital public services requires a radical change from politics as usual and a reform of the UK's constitution.
Extreme Poverty in a Time of Austerity
This summary of the harm caused by the UK Government's austerity policies was submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.
Does Money Make You Mean?
In this TEDx film, Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy.
What is the alternative to neoliberalism?
Simon Duffy reflects on the intellectual and practical challenge facing thinkers opposed to the current neoliberal consensus.
Why Northamptonshire Went Bust
Simon Duffy explains why Northamptonshire went bust and what kind of thinking is required to return local government to its proper role.
Challenging the Democratic Deficit
Steve Griffiths examines the Government's proposals for boundary reform and finds they make the current electoral system even more unfair.
Inclusion and the Commons
Thomas Allan explains why we must explore and develop the Commons, and end our fixation on the State or the Market as the basis for creating a more just and inclusive world.
Who Is Accountable?
Alain Catzeflis argues that the outsourcing of public services to organisations like Motability has created a bloated and corrupt system which serves the public poorly.
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.