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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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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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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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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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Mind the gap


For the second successive year, educational inequality in Britain is on the rise.

Demos analysis of last week's GCSE results reveals how the Pupil Premium is failing to bridge the attainment gap in almost half of local authorities.


Read the analysis.

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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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APPG inquiry on housing


Politicians often talk of first-time buyers, but much less attention is focused on those at the other end of the ladder.

Demos has acted as secretariat for an APPG on Housing and Care for Older People report reviewing the affordability of retirement housing.


Read the report.

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The Commission on Apprenticeships Launch

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For tweet success, don’t mention your leader

Carl Miller's weekly analysis of the Twitter election in the Sunday Times...

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You can't prevent terrorism by singling out Muslims

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