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Riots Debate: Pav Sandhu

In Pav Sandhu on August 18, 2011 at 9:05 am


In the latest in our series about the riots, Pav Sandhu asks “So where does this leave us?” Read the rest of this entry »

The Big Society is happening; but what is happening?

In Features on April 21, 2011 at 8:00 am


Nick Denys, who works with Nat Wei, the government’s “Big Society tsar”, explains what the Big Society is, what it means for regular people and how you can get involved in your local community. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s In Issue 2 of PP Magazine

In Newswire on March 26, 2011 at 8:55 am

In the next issue of Political Promise, released next week: Read the rest of this entry »

Should Labour Love or Loathe The Big Society?

In Jonny Roberts on February 28, 2011 at 10:02 am

Jonny Roberts writes: “I’ve also been careful not to write off the Big Society – volunteering, mutualism and local democracy are certainly something I support – in this I am certainly not alone. So herein lies Labour’s problem with tackling the Big Society project – should we love or loathe?” Read the rest of this entry »

Are We All In This Together?

In Tomas Christmas on January 10, 2011 at 3:05 pm

It is one of David Cameron’s favourite coalition catchphrases. Tomas Christmas wants to know if it is true. Read the rest of this entry »

Local Government Reforms: Only the Beginning

In David Brownsey-Joyce on December 20, 2010 at 9:00 am

David Brownsey-Joyce takes a detailed look at the future for localism with the first reading of the Localism Bill. Read the rest of this entry »

The economics of giving: an alternative big society

In Jonny Roberts on October 18, 2010 at 8:00 am

Jonny Roberts writes on his theory of charity, how individuals can replace the role of state in his “alternative big society”. Read the rest of this entry »

Playing Politics with Ideas: Once Credit, Now Society

In Oliver Cardinali on October 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Olly Cardinali says that the abuse of the bankers is similar to the abuse faced by the advocates of a “Big Society”. Read the rest of this entry »

The real problem with The Big Society

In Uncategorized on September 22, 2010 at 12:39 pm
So what is the big society I hear you ask? Jonathan Ford explains all. Read the rest of this entry »

The Big Business Society

In Jonny Roberts on August 25, 2010 at 6:49 pm


Moving the burden of socio-economic responsibility away from the state and on to the markets, says Jonny Roberts Read the rest of this entry »