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A welcome strategy

Claire Sewell

Each year one in four people experience a mental health problem. If you haven’t experienced a mental health problem yourself, it is likely that a close friend or family member has, although – given the on-going stigma attached to mental illness – you may not know it. Encouraging people to talk to friends and family…

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Home is where the heart is

Ruth Davis

Ruth Davis traces how the green movement and the wider left became estranged from people’s everyday lives – and how we might come together again around an English politics of nature A month before the EU referendum vote, I sat down to write an essay about how a love of place, cemented through memory, can…

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Future careers

Olly Newton

In her first speech as Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May was keen to nail her credentials as a one nation Conservative firmly to the mast as she spoke of ‘burning injustice’.  She cited the limitations on educational and professional opportunities faced by ‘white working class’ boys and those who go to a ‘state school’….