Renewal

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 3, Autumn

A Bailout for Working Families?
Most accounts of the current financial crisis depict an acute period of excess in the midst of a credit and asset bubble. Framing the crisis in this way legitimises government and central bank efforts to provide technical fixes that seek to restore...
A New Economic Paradigm
Bringing history back in Much of the commentary on the current economic crisis has been largely ahistorical. There have, of course, been the now common comparisons between this period and the problems of the 1930s, and there has been debate about...
Can Labour Survive?
Renewal has been present since the conception of New Labour in the early 1990s, and has followed its trajectory, with increasing dismay, from insurgency to incumbency. Today there is a distinct feeling that the Labour Party could no longer be the sole...
From Profit Squeeze to Wage Squeeze
Britain's low-wage, high-debt economy is in worse shape than any other major EU economy. According to projections by the IMF, GDP will contract by nearly 3 per cent this year, and it will continue to contract in 2010. OECD projections soon to be released...
Liberal Republicanism-A Critique
There is a whiff of Victorianism in the air this year, and much of it is wafting across the river from Demos's London Bridge offices. The think tank's new director, Richard Reeves, is moving its politics towards those of a latter day Gladstone and,...
Political Economy after the End of History
Rarely has the world had it so good. If most of the economic forecasts are correct, global growth in 2007 will exceed four per cent for the fifth year running, economic fortunes in advanced countries will become more balanced and emerging market economies...
Recovery without Growth?
One of the most striking features of the global financial crisis of 2008 was the consensus on the need to re-invigorate economic growth. From the International Monetary Fund to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), from political parties...
The Future of Public Expenditure
The fiscal policy responses to the financial crisis and the onset of recession, starting with the Pre-Budget report in late November 2008, have so far been broadly in the right direction. The responses can be criticised for being a little late in...
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