David Davis's snap resignation struck a chord with people because it was spontaneous and unscripted. But why did so many commentators struggle with the idea it was a reasoned decision, ponders Demos director Catherine Fieschi. And why do we have a problem
John Tuck of the British library praises the Demos 'UK Confidential' pamphlet as part of the library's Digital Lives research project.
If women are excelling in the arts, why - as culture minister Margaret Hodge claims - are so few taking the top jobs?
In this article, the Mirror agrees with Demos' observations about patients use of the internet and the subsequent shift in the GP-patient power balance. Dr Miriam advocates this trend, providing advice on how we can entrench it.
The government's initiative to tackle violent extremism is welcome but its timing is certain to raise a few eyebrows. The strategy, announced today, suggests that the Home Office is looking to develop a more nuanced and thoughtful approach to countering r
John Kampfner attends the session Politics and Emotions held by Catherine Fieschi,director of Demos. In this article for the Guardian he draws conclusions not about the public's emotional status but that of politicians.
A pamphlet by British policymakers that all American policymakers should read.
Serious and nuanced thinking about the political complications arising from tensions between individual freedoms and mutual obligations, and about the government’s role in m
Jamie Bartlett has a short piece in this month's Prospect magazine which looks at the suicide bomber videos of the men currently on trial for plotting to blow up Atlantic flights mid air. The suicide bomber video used to be a fairly well thought out and
Governments have largely withdrawn from management of the economy and from regulation of corporate behaviour. Instead, they try to manage society and to regulate personal behaviour. As Duncan O'Leary puts it in the introduction to a Demos report published
The thinktank Demos this week launched UK Confidential, a collection of essays about privacy. It's beyond huge, this issue - it spans every technological advance that's ever happened, every element of government, every cultural trend: so many things make