Demos Daily: The Freedom of the City

Cities have been a central part of many of our livelihoods for years. But with higher living costs, the current lockdown could…

Posted by Events on April 29th, 2020

Demos Daily: The Power of Prepaid

Fintech has started to revolutionise the way we manage our money: companies such as Monzo and Revolut have transformed personal banking, and to…

Posted by Events on April 28th, 2020

Demos Daily: The Carers’ Covenant

Britain has a new ritual: at 8pm every Thursday we gather at our front doors, windows…

Posted by Events on April 27th, 2020

Demos Daily: Network wonderland

In 1994, just 3 years after the World Wide Web was first made available to the public, Rael A Fenchurch took a glimpse…

Posted by Events on April 23rd, 2020

Demos Daily: Slow down – the return to local food

Cooking has been a great form of escapism for many people since lockdown begun – whether we’re getting our aprons on for…

Posted by Events on April 22nd, 2020

Demos Daily: A Place for Pride

For years now, patriotism has been a political football: a dirty word akin to nationalism to some, and a rousing exercise in…

Posted by Events on April 21st, 2020

Demos Daily: Born Creative

With the BBC announcing one of their largest education packages to date, well-known figures such as Danny Dyer, Sir David Attenborough and…

Posted by Events on April 20th, 2020

Demos Daily: Democracy in the digital age

From electronic voting to reform of select committees, modernising the functions of Parliament have long been called for by many. Yet when…

Posted by Events on April 17th, 2020

Demos Daily: Finding time to live

For those tackling the coronavirus on the front line, these past weeks and months will have been the most physically and emotionally…

Posted by Events on April 16th, 2020

Demos Daily: The Commission on Residential Care

The social care crisis has been one of the greatest challenges of our generation. Successive Governments have come close to coming up…

Posted by Events on April 15th, 2020

Demos Daily: Tantrums and Tiaras

Once this is over, it’s not immediately obvious how we’ll look back on this time. There will be grief, certainly, for those…

Posted by Events on April 14th, 2020

Demos Daily: The other invisible hand

Yesterday the Government announced a £750m package to support charities stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis – a move which has been welcomed as…

Posted by Events on April 9th, 2020

Demos Daily: Family Learning

For many parents up and down the country, this is the first time…

Posted by Events on April 8th, 2020

Demos Daily: The Adaptive State

Our public services are under more strain than ever before. Our beloved NHS is working to the brink to tackle the coronavirus…

Posted by Events on April 7th, 2020

Demos Daily: The Borrowers

The Government’s financial response to the current crisis is unprecedented.  Yet while many livelihoods have been protected in the short term, the…

Posted by Events on April 6th, 2020

Demos Daily: Warring Songs

As online conversations become the norm, it’s crucial to be aware of how false information can spread through online spaces, whether through…

Posted by Events on April 2nd, 2020

Demos Daily: On Power

It seems odd to say that our lives have moved online as a result of lockdown – for all intents…

Posted by Events on April 3rd, 2020

Demos Daily: Dream On

It’s official: we’re losing sleep.

This isn’t at all surprising.  National anxiety levels are through the roof, as each day brings new,…

Posted by Events on April 1st, 2020

Demos Daily: Received Wisdom

British politics has always had a complicated relationship with experts.  Different governments have defined and redefined expert roles in their administrations, with…

Posted by Events on March 31st, 2020

Demos Daily: 10 Today

In times like these, we all want to make a difference.  And it’s amazing when we can.  By partnering with the BBC,…

Posted by Events on March 30th, 2020