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Missing millions

Oliver Sidorczuk, Toby James

Upgrading Britain’s electoral management for a more inclusive, equal and fair democracy The gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ has moved to the centre of the political agenda in post-Brexit Britain. In Theresa May’s first speech as prime minister, she stood on the steps of 10 Downing Street and pledged to ‘make Britain…

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A crisis of education

Emma Burnell

Our crisis of politics is also a crisis of education. Quite simply, we do not have an education system fit for purpose in the 21st century. We do not learn how to learn well. We do not teach how to challenge. We have a political debate around education that is backwards looking and focused on…

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Labour divisions

Gerald Holtham

As a long-time Labour party member and sympathiser, I despair. It is perfectly obvious that in many – though not all – policy areas, Jeremy Corbyn is right and the old Blair-Brownite consensus got things wrong. It is equally evident that Mr Corbyn is temperamentally unable to run a coconut shy, never mind a political…