Working Together: The case for universal employment support
Post-Pandemic People Power
‘Data’ is everywhere. A day doesn’t go by without a news story of how it is changing our lives: new businesses, new ...
A country with high regional inequalities, and an economy dominated by one large metropolitan area – the UK, you might think. But ...
The Online Safety Bill: Demos Position Paper
Announcing his new role as Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency to The Sun’s readers last month, Jacob Rees-Mogg declared that, ...
Regulating the Future of Vaping
The publication of the Online Safety Bill, after years of debate and scrutiny and consultation, is imminent. By way of teasers, we’ve ...
Joint Submission to the Human Rights Act Reform consultation
The Double Whammy: Mapping the UK’s personal debt
The Bottom Line: An investigation of rent arrears in social housing
‘Divide and level up’ won’t transform Britain: Demos response to the Levelling Up White Paper
Locating Authority: A vision for relational local government
We’ve come a long way in a year. The twelve month debate on whether anonymity online is helping or hindering democratic life ...
In a speech aiming to kick off a “big year”, Keir Starmer this week put respect at the heart of his political ...
This morning Keir Starmer chose to frame his offer to the voters under the banners of Security, Prosperity and Respect. He called ...
Demos 2021: End of Year Report
‘If it’s illegal offline, it should be illegal online.’ This is the rallying cry around which the debate on digital regulation in ...
Drawing on recent research published by Demos, Ben Glover and Andrew Phillips discuss how attitudes to levelling up differ across the country ...
Inside Jobs: The experience of low-paid homeworkers in Britain today
The Gravitational State
The Humble Policy Maker
Living in the Exponential Age
By Charles Seaford With COP26 about to commence, the Government is on a mission to try and build consensus internationally in order ...
All Ears: Putting the public at the heart of levelling up
Over the last few years, solutions to the problem of online abuse have been proposed and attempted – from pleading with platforms ...
Silence, Woman: An investigation into gendered attacks online
Making Democracy Work
Bouncing Back: Boosting young people’s financial wellbeing after the pandemic
The Climate Consensus: The public’s views on how to cut emissions
Delivering Levelling-Up: Don’t turn on the taps without fixing the pipes
In regulating online spaces, if we treat the problems of harmful content as separate from the problems of harmful systems, we risk ...
A Room of One’s Own: Workshop: When is an internet user safe in a private space online?
The Good Credit Index 2021
The Power of Food: Community experiences of tackling food insecurity
The Social State: From Transactional to Relational Public Services
Time for Change: Abolish business rates and introduce a Landlord Levy
‘The safest place in the world to go online’. This is the ambition for the UK, set out by the Government in ...
Distanced Revolution: Employee experiences of working from home during the pandemic
Tax simplification: unlikely to get you out of bed in the morning. If it does, you’re probably concerned about the business burdens ...
The Internet and End of Life
What role do we want technology to play in our lives? In popular debate, this question divides into two polar extremes: those ...
Race to the Top: A new corporate tax deal for the UK
Communities of humanitarian thought: The case for change in a time of crisis
Everyday Places: Creating strong locations to support daily life in Britain: Creating strong locations to support daily life in Britain
Post Pandemic Places: From Renew Normal: the People's Commission on Life After Covid-19
States, Corporations, Individuals and Machines
Good Foundations: Why democracies should care about the wiring of the Internet
A Picture of Health: Measuring the comparative health of online spaces
Food in a Pandemic: From Renew Normal: the People's Commission on Life After COVID-19
Build Back Stronger: The final report of Renew Normal: The People's Commission on Life After COVID-19
The Nowhere Office: The first report from the Workshift Commission
The Care Commitment: A new model of social care for England
Potential Limited: The economic cost of uncontrolled asthma
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the charitable sector
Last week, the world looked on in horror as a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, leading the people inside to ...
By Charles Seaford, Senior Fellow The Prime Minister recently announced a new target for UK greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2030 – ...
Demos 2020: End of Year Report
The Future of Towns
Patient Power: Unleashing choice over routine medications
The Great Cyber Surrender: How police and governments abandon cybercrime victims
Combined Choice: A modern method of democratic decision making
Achieving Levelling-Up: The Structures and Processes Needed
Community spirit has been a welcome silver lining as we’ve seen the increasing role neighbours have played in supporting their local communities ...
With Britain so plugged in to the global economy, the pandemic has raised questions about our ability to provide for ourselves. Fears ...
Everything in Moderation: Platforms, communities and users in a healthy online environment
Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online
“It’s a very strange state of affairs online…” – Participant in our men’s focus group What happens over the next few months ...
A Room of One’s Own: A guide to private spaces online
The Workshift Commission
A People’s Budget: How the public would raise taxes
Research 4.0: Research in the age of automation
What Next? Priorities for Britain
Britain under Lockdown
Turning the Tables: Making healthy choices easier for consumers
Polis and the Political Process
The Good Credit Index 2020
“Covid strips everything back.” For Rachel, lockdown has given her the time and space to think through what matters to her. Not ...
The economic impact of lockdown is by no means going to be felt the same by anyone. We have to build an ...
Renew Normal: The Podcast
It’s impossible to avoid the fact that this pandemic has been an intensely personal experience. All of us have seen our lives ...
Simon is in his fifties. He is in constant pain and has been for years. He can walk, but only a few ...
‘! Get the facts about mail-in ballots’. This week Twitter added a fact-check label to one of Donald Trump’s tweets, which incorrectly ...
What’s in a name? A forward view of anonymity online
Squashed in the box room, trying to ignore the shouts of children outside. Huddled over a makeshift workstation in the kitchen while ...
As the Government prepares for its first Budget this week, senior researcher Ben Glover sets out our priorities for the Chancellor, from ...
Online learning has become so much a part of everyday life we barely know we’re doing it. But taking something for granted ...
The Learning Curve: How the UK is harnessing the potential of online learning
The Emperor Has No Clothes: A proposal to bolster the authority of Select Committees: A pamphlet from the Rt. Hon. Lord Andrew Tyrie
Cancer Costs: A ripple effect analysis of cancer’s wider impact
For Demos, 2019 was a year of growth, impact and innovation. Demos Senior Management Team takes a look back on 2019, and ...
Over the Character Limit
The Outrage Election: A CASM investigation conducted with BBC Click
Beyond the Bubble: The online conversation on research and development
Contractors and other flexible workers should enjoy a higher minimum wage than those with secure employment, according to new Demos report The Liquidity Trap.
The Liquidity Trap: Financial experience and inclusion in the liquid workforce
Bringing Britain Together: A manifesto for consensus politics
English language provision opens doors to new migrants and should be properly resourced Integration is never far from the headlines and often ...
Emerging divisions on trade after Brexit: A paper in partnership with Demos