In 2007, the British think thank Demos conducted the The Atlas of Ideas initiative, a research program that analyzed the new geography of science and innovation and attempted to map the countries that are innovating and predict the innovation centers of t
Gordon Brown's planned new Britain Day should be celebrated 'through drinking', a minister said today.
Gordon Brown wants us to unite in a day of celebrating Britishness. One idea? A booze-up
Contemporary liberalism's insistence that morality is a mere matter of rights and obligations empties life of its ethical meaning. We need a return to the virtue ethics of the pre-moderns, and a renewed conception of the good life
Voters should stand back from this wily imprecision. The looseness of the term disguises vital differences
Are the Conservatives really progressive? Do they deserve to be taken seriously as a government-in-waiting? The Guardian's three-day series on the new Tories, in the paper and online, has concluded today.
What do the new Tories stand for? As part of our series examining the people and policies that would come to power if David Cameron wins the next election, Andrew Sparrow summarises what we know so far about the Conservatives' plans for office, and links
Gordon Brown should be careful what he wishes for. In his tub-thumping 2004 conference speech, he declared: "I want us to build a shared national purpose, a British progressive consensus." He repeated the call for a "progressive consensus" a dozen times a
A thousand champagne-quaffing, canapé-munching Tories are crammed into a drab hotel function room by the Tower of London. The sell-out, sweltering, after-work reception for Conservative supporters from the City projects an unmistakable air of confidence,
Richard Reeves at the think-tank Demos is keen to stimulate debate about how cultures can promote "good character".