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

Demos Daily: Giving marriage back to the people

Rituals form the threads of our society: they order and punctuate our…

Posted by Events on March 27th, 2020

Demos Daily: Generation Citizen

There’s no doubt this is a frightening time for the country and the world, and many of us find our minds getting clogged…

Posted by Events on March 26th, 2020

Demos Daily: The end of the office

With thousands of offices across the country still and silent, workers across the nation are getting used to a new homeworking normal….

Posted by Events on March 25th, 2020

Demos under lockdown

Squashed in the box room, trying to ignore the shouts of children outside. Huddled over a makeshift workstation in the…

Posted by Events on March 24th, 2020

Online Harms and a thriving democracy

On 12th February, the Government issued their initial response to the consultation on the Online Harms White Paper which examined how to…

Posted by Events on March 16th, 2020

Our priorities for the Budget

As the Government prepares for its first Budget this week, senior researcher Ben Glover sets out our priorities for the…

Posted by Events on March 10th, 2020

International Women’s Day 2020: women in public life deserve better

On International Women’s Day, we have a lot to celebrate regarding the participation of women in public life. At home,…

Posted by Events on March 8th, 2020

EU migration is falling, public attitudes are changing and the government isn’t listening

Migrants are not forever

Migration statistics out last week show a continuing downward trend in net migration from the EU. The government…

Posted by Events on March 4th, 2020

How the internet could transform the labour market for the better

Online learning has become so much a part of everyday life we barely know we’re doing it. But taking something…

Posted by Events on February 26th, 2020

Care work is undervalued and underfunded. But this has nothing to do with immigration

After more than three years of speculation, the immigration proposals are finally out. The government calls it ‘a firm and fair…

Posted by Events on February 25th, 2020

The Eternal Optimist: why we shouldn’t just dismiss Ofcom’s new role in regulating social media

Last week the Government announced that it plans to appoint Ofcom as the new online…

Posted by Events on February 18th, 2020

Can the UK open tech’s black box?

A Demos response to the CDEI report on the future of online targeting.

As the government’s new AI adviser calls…

Posted by Events on February 6th, 2020

The myth of the science park economy

Successful innovation doesn’t come mainly from small businesses or universities, argue Paul Nightingale and Alex Coad.

Over the…

Posted by demos on January 13th, 2020

Our new immigration system needs flexibility, transparency and public support

We’re about to leave the EU and, unless the transition period is extended, the Government has less than a year…

Posted by Events on January 10th, 2020

2019 End of Year Video Look Back

For Demos, 2019 was a year of growth, impact and innovation.

Demos Senior Management Team takes a look back on 2019, and…

Posted by demos on December 23rd, 2019

Can the new immigration policy improve ESOL education for refugees and asylum seekers

English language provision opens doors to new migrants and should be properly resourced 

Integration is never far from the headlines…

Posted by demos on November 8th, 2019

Global Britain vs Little England

Since the EU Referendum, Boris Johnson has ramped up the rhetoric about ‘Global Britain’, a country that is “more open,…

Posted by Events on November 7th, 2019