I know we are all bored stiff with #EURef chat, but bear with me. There is little to like about the impending referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU. Alas, although “UKIP forced the debate into EU GOOD or EU BAD, and then my backbenchers made me feel awkward about it” doesn’t sound like a good … More 4 diagrams on our relationship with the European Union
I went to a talk on ‘Closing the Opportunity Gap’ by Robert Putnam, renowned political scientist and Harvard professor, at the RSA recently. He came to talk to us about the subject of his most recent book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.
Earlier this summer I went to an LSE event at which Julia Gillard, former Australian prime minister, spoke about women in politics. The event was part of the ‘Above the Parapet’ series, a joint venture by LSE and the Institute of Public Affairs that aims to collect the stories of high profile women, exploring how … More Women in public life – Julia Gillard