A year on from the murder of MP Jo Cox, this weekend’s Great Get Together will see people and organisations who usually sit on opposing sides come together to celebrate what they have in common
Following a rollercoaster general election in which voters called the prime minister Theresa May's bluff and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach proved an unexpected success: five ways [...]
More than half the MPs in the new House of Commons are state educated, research shows
As the nation heads to the polls for the 2017 general election, Iris Schönherr of the New Citizenship Project asks: could we co-create the country we would like to see? How can we all participate [...]
As UK voters prepare to take to the polls in the 2017 general election, we profile 5 initiatives that aim to make votes count for more
Will Brett from the New Economics Foundation suggests we should look towards communities, not manifestos, when seeking energy for change. ‘Let’s move forward, not back,’ he writes
The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s US presidency have been controversial to say the least. But his administration’s most anti-progressive policies have been met with a wall of creative [...]
As divisive characters take centre stage in global politics, what if prioritising people, planet and peace featured in the job descriptions of more politicians?
Party politics no longer represents the silent majority, say those behind a new crowdfunding movement, but millions of people want to be involved without joining a political ‘tribe’
For those shocked by the election result, anger and blame may be convenient ways to make sense of it. But Charles Eisenstein, who predicted Trump’s victory, says that in this time of uncertainty [...]
Both Trump and Clinton’s presidential election campaigns have spent huge sums on advertising – up to $1m per day. What if this went to grassroots community groups working year-round on solutions [...]
Though it has been characterised by negativity, the US presidential election race has also brought women’s rights sharply to the fore. Does it show that sexist rhetoric will no longer be tolerated?
From heartfelt outpourings on social media to colourful flashmobs with a sartorial twist, this year’s US presidential election has prompted a slew of women's rights campaigns. We list three of [...]