Polarised between neo-liberal advocates of free trade on the one hand, and utopian ‘anti-globalisers’ on the other, debates about globalization frequently generate more heat than light. This pamphlet offers an important new approach.
Progressive Globalisation argues for the management of global...
The relationship between citizens and their public services needs to be transformed so that local people have control over their public services. Invoking the spirit of mutualism and co-operation and applying it to public service provision, Blears calls for community...Download now
So far the argument over the role of private firms in the provision of public services has mainly been waged in terms of efficiency. Those in favour of greater involvement have focused on the improvements to service quality and the...Download now
Labour has made improving the health service central to its second term programme; yet this has opened more questions than it has answered. There is now a wide ranging debate across all aspects of health policy on how the NHS...Download now
Britain is becoming a chronically unfit society. Poverty, lack of school sport, and a poor understanding of nutrition are all contributing to making Britons among the unhealthiest people in Europe. One in five adults are dangerously overweight and the incidence...Download now
The euro has been the subject of fierce debate for years. Yet how many Britons can honestly say they understand the issues or have formed a considered view? Now, with the introduction of notes and coins, the euro debate has...Download now
Full employment is back on the agenda. But whilst Labour has been successful in reducing the overall level of unemployment, we have not yet achieved jobs for all. Pockets of relatively high, long-term unemployment remain across the country. What is...Download now
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