New Generation, New Politics

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Making Politics fit for the next generation By Peter Kyle MP Our political institutions may feel weird to many of us who are inside them. To young people looking in, they are truly bizarre It is the method and form of what passes for our politics that is our biggest problem. There is nothing strange […]

Age old problems

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Young people need trade unions, but the unions will have to change to attract their support. Trade union members in the private sector earn on average eight per cent more than their non-unionised colleagues, this increases to almost 21 per cent in the public sector Trade unions have had a great century: gaining paid holiday, […]

Adapt or Perish

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Political parties risk a bleak future if they do not recognise how young people want to do politics. When asked what they would do differently if starting a political party, young people put much greater emphasis on the use of social media. The world is changing and political parties are failing to keep pace. Without […]

Our Future Under Pressure

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We are facing a national crisis as the social contract between generations comes under increasing strain By Georgia Gould In politics the established rules no longer seem to apply. Whether it is a Trump rally, a Black Lives Matter protest or a Momentum meeting in London, young faces shine out from pictures, actively rejecting the […]