The idea that we might have a fight about ‘fraternity’ at the next election shows just how far the centre ground of politics has moved. Not so long ago, people would have laughed if you suggested the Tories might have a stab at a row about feelings of sol
Suddenly politics has become personal: not the enmity between David Cameron and Gordon Brown, but the relationship between government and people. From green taxes to smoking bans, obesity crackdowns to parenting contracts, marriage incentives and even org
David Cameron does not have a "coherent political philosophy" according to the director of thinktank Demos.
Richard Reeves, the director of think tank Demos, claimed that "Cameronism is certainly not an ideology, nor even - yet - a coherent political philosophy".
A flu pandemic is the gravest threat to UK security, according to a new National Risk Register being published. Think-tank Demos welcomed the register but called for more specific information about the scale and nature of the hazards.
Recent developments in Sudan have provoked legal and diplomatic debate, but a particular story about people there giving voice to their sentiments fascinated me. Apparently a design of tobe (the traditional garment worn by Sudanese women) called "the Ocam
new tools allow people with similar problems to not only share their experiences but also to discuss what they’ve personally found helpful or harmful.
Demos, a UK-based thinktank has recently published an excellent document entitled “The Talking Cure”
The idea of "good character" sounds old-fashioned and patronising, but it may be the key to some of our most entrenched social problems. Politicians across the spectrum are starting to realise this
When David Miliband goes on holiday later this week he may well pack the latest edition of the New Left Review, something friends have sighted in his luggage on other holidays. We know he's read and written extensively in his five ministerial jobs inside
Despite criticism from certain sectors of the press, the recent government white paper, ‘Communities in Control’, is an ambitious attempt to stimulate participatory politics at a local level. However it is important to pay attention to the relationships w