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Patrick Diamond

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Queen Mary, University of London
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Defending Progressivism

12 November, 2019

The French president Emmanuel Macron claims to embody today’s progressivism, as opposed to ‘nationalism’.

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Defending Progressivism

28 October, 2019

The profound difficulty for his concept though is that he lacks both a rigorous analysis of capitalism, and a clear understanding of the enduring importance of nation-states.

Shaping the campaign

2 May, 2017

This post originally appeared on the Fabian Society website The opinion polls currently point towards a general election result for the Labour party so catastrophic it leads to a political earthquake and the long-term realignment of British politics. Theresa May’s […]

UK elections: Labour fights back

18 January, 2017

Despite predictions of electoral disaster for the Labour Party before the UK election, its leader Jeremy Corbyn managed to secure 40% of the popular vote, its best performance since Tony Blair’s victories in 1997 and 2001. The party’s campaign featured […]

Do Progressive Economics Still Influence Politics?

13 July, 2015

Economic ideas always have the potential to influence politics, but the relationship is hardly straightforward. Indeed, it was John Maynard Keynes, one of the most celebrated progressive economists of the twentieth century, who once wrote: ‘Practical men who believe themselves […]

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