Care work isn’t going anywhere – and it’s about time we recognised which half of the population is doing it, unpaid.
Six world-class thinkers have been shortlisted for the inaugural New Statesman/SPERI prize in political economy, which will be announced in October.
The decision to keep devo max off the ballot paper may come to be seen as the Unionists' biggest error.
Childcare proposals such as the Lib Dems' announcement this week are not close enough to a vision of free, universal childcare that parents need.
For the Green party, asking nicely for employers to pay a living wage isn't enough.
The dominance of the capital threatens to choke the life from the rest of the United Kingdom. We must act before it is too late
The recent dissolution of the government reflects the increasing pressure on Hollande to turn around a dire economic outlook.
Paul Dolan believes all humans strive for happiness, which he defines as a combination of pleasure and a sense of purpose. The problem is that we are often very bad at maximising our own well-being.
Neo-Luddism began to emerge in the postwar period. First after the emergence of nuclear weapons, and secondly when it became apparent new computer technologies had the power to change our lives completely.
Although politicians are focusing on childcare, British parents are still expected to pay a higher price than in much of the rest of the developed world. We need better-quality investment.
Cases like that of “Baby Gammy” or the adoptive mother who allegedly turned down a baby because it was born with a disability are welcome distractions from the bigger, deeper problems faced by parents and disabled children under austerity.
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