Published in: ourEconomy: AnalysisWhy Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement was tone deaf to the UK economic crisis
The chancellor helped out middle-income households, but left the poorest with just a fraction of the support they...
Published in: 50.50Austerity drives populism and is a frontal attack on the rights of women
Women are disproportionately dependent on public services. They can’t afford austerity, and it’s time that...
Published in: TransformationCan money be a force for good?
There is more money in the world than at any other point in human history, so why doesn’t it reach the places that...
Is the DWP even fit for purpose?
The DWP's goals are controversial in themselves but perhaps more worrying is that the department doesn't seem able...
Published in: TransformationIs cruelty the key to prosperity?
According to many politicians, removing benefits is necessary to compel the unemployed to work even if their...
A dystopian reality - welfare, the homeless and the unfed
Perhaps people are unaware of just how bad the situation has got for many of their fellow citizens, those who have...
You cannot ignore religion in social policy-making in the Middle East
Governments and global development agencies will do well in the formulation of new social protection and social...
Miliband's speech on welfare in Britain opened up new political space
With Labour's move, the shape of Britain's welfare state is clearly entering a period of fundamental realignment.
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of January 24th 2011
We lead this week's report with news of the disquieting appointment to the ACMD of Dr Raabe, an anti-harm reduction...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of July 19, 2010
A weekly summary of what's going on in drug policy and criminal justice reform in the US & UK.