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21 June 2017

Theresa May's U-turn on social care funding shows how hard it is to fix. But, argues Janette Rutterford, there is a logical solution.

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16 June 2017

How important have social and solidarity economy organisations been to marginalised populations in gaining both agency and a voice?

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22 May 2017

New post challenges the global ascendancy of PES schemes, arguing that alternative framings would better sustain environmental management.

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19 May 2017

As pensions – which make up the biggest portion of the UK's welfare budget – hit the headlines again, Jonquil Lowe explains the 'triple lock'.


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8 May 2017

New framework enriches notion of ecosystem services to ensure more attention is paid to needs of local stakeholders.

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22 March 2017

Although the UK inflation rate has leapt to 2.3%, Alan Shipman investigates why the government is secretly happy.

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13 March 2017

A Conversation blogpost from Jerome De Henau argues that women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.

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10 March 2017

There's a need to ensure social media isn't used to incite violence, but can governments also be prevented from restricting citizens' rights?


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17 February 2017

Despite their potential, the challenge of overcoming the gap between availability and affordability for low-income populations remains.

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15 February 2017

As Donald Trump pushes ahead with his plan, Shonil Bhagwat argues we should be building wildlife bridges on the US-Mexico border – not walls.