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Today's Sun front page, announcing the Prime Minister intends to 'get rid of the green crap'

Why the Right is wrong about ‘the green crap’

21 November 2013 13:05

The Conservative flirtation with environmentalism was never much more than a branding exercise. Now it is over. Today David Cameron wants to ‘cut the green crap’. Perhaps the Prime Minister… Continue reading


George Osborne isn’t working, we need a Plan B

27 October 2012 16:57

Although sometimes implied in public debates, deficit reduction and growth are not alternatives. Both are essential for Britain’s prosperity and economic stability. On either count, George Osborne is failing. In… Continue reading


Another voice: Why the strike is right

30 November 2011 18:06

If I were a teacher, I’d be on strike today. Public sector workers are being asked — in what is now a well-rehearsed soundbite — to work longer, receive less,… Continue reading


Another voice: Five lessons from Conservative party conference

6 October 2011 11:24

Here’s the latest in our Another Voice series of posts, which give prominence to viewpoints outside the normal Coffee House fold. This time it’s the IPPR’s Associate Director, Will Straw,… Continue reading