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Changing of the guard


While the UK is one of the most diverse countries in the world, this diversity is not reflected in Britain’s offices of power.

The organisation UpRising is working to change that - and a new report from Demos evaluates their success so far.


Read the interim report

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Commission on Apprenticeships


We know apprenticeships are valuable, yet they continue to be seen as a second best option for school leavers.

The final report of the Commission on Apprenticeships, co-chaired by Rob Halfon MP and Lord Glasman, examines why and what can be done to improve their status.


Read the report. Attend the event.

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Demos Quarterly: Winter 2015


The Winter Issue of Demos Quarterly, our magazine of political ideas, is now published.

It includes original pieces on education policy, the role of law in a healthy democracy, voting reform, social value and the use of social media by Jihadist groups.


Browse the magazine.

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Voices of Discontent


Why is populism on the rise across Europe? Drawing on substantial original data, new research from Demos explores the morality and self-justifications of populism.

These reasons are given in the supporters' own words on the new Voices of Discontent website.


Read the report. Explore the data.

 

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British aisles


Britain's increasing reliance on food banks has grabbed the headlines, but are they a sustainable solution?

A new Demos report looks at British and international examples of community supermarkets to see if they could be a better response to food poverty.


Read the report. Come to the event.

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The Twitter election


With less than 100 days until the election, tweets are increasingly becoming a key weapon in the political arsenal.

Demos CASM announces a new partnership with the Sunday Times, providing unique weekly analysis of the campaign online.


Read about the project. Read the blog.

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What makes a job 'good'?


In the midst of a jobs-rich recovery, attention inevitably shifts to the quality of the jobs being created.

This new Demos and PwC essay collection tackles outstanding questions over pay, productivity, security and job satisfaction.


Read the collection. Read the blog.

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Tune in, turn out


As election polls tighten, young people could find themselves becoming a significant electoral force.

A new Demos report sheds light on which policies could win their vote, and suggests how to improve youth engagement in the democratic system.


Read the report. See the polling.

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