Former MP Claire Perry conducting a constituency surgery meeting with a constituent in a public building with a poster to the left which says “Claire Perry (headshot) How can I help?”
Former MP for Devizes Claire Perry undertaking a constituency surgery some years ago
A white sheet of card tied crudely to a metal trolley on a yellow pedestrian crossing that reads “SORRY WE HAVE “NO” MORE FUEL FOR TODAY APOLOGIES” written by hand in capital letters
After more than a week of queues and disruption, the British government is currently feeling the brunt of a fuel crisis partly caused by it’s own approach to price gouging

Contextual and theoretical background

Annalena Baerbock and Olaf Scholz, two competitors for the German chancellorship who are just as often being touted as possible coalition partners

Historical and philosophical background

A young man in a blue shirt and blue mask receiving a Covid-19 vaccination in his left arm by a gloved and surgically masked woman in a white lab coat
A young American man being vaccinated

Simply liberalising planning law won’t be enough to dissuade residents concerns around housebuilding

Newly elected Lib Dem MP for Chesham and Amersham Sarah Green in the early hours of 18 June 2021

Activists protest in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, on 19 March 2021 (AFP)

Captain Sir Tom Moore, wearing his war medals, giving a thumbs up gesture
Captain Sir Thomas Moore (30 April 1920–2 February 2021) became a uniting national inspiration in a time of global crisis

Understanding Our Differences for a Common Plan

Those of us that want affordable housing have more that unites us than divides us

A series of different coloured human hands piled on top of each other, as to signify teamwork from a group of people

“I can’t help but believe that in the future we will see in the United States and throughout the Western world an increasing trend toward the next logical step, employee ownership. It is a path that befits a free people.”
— President Ronald Reagan (1987)

The old reinvention of social democracy (1945–2007)

A white protest sign with “OK BOOMER” written in capital letters against a blurred urban background

Ricardo Teixeira-Mendes

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