‘Levelling with the public’ seems to mean deceiving them

In the widely publicised recent article in the FT “Sunak warns of bill to be paid to tackle UK’s ‘exposed’ finances”, there is much talk of him ‘levelling with people’ (this seems to be different from levelling up). He has since talked on much of Sunday’s television about being brutally honest with the public about… Read more

Britain lacks electoral freedom

There is an interesting Medium article written by Charles Leadbeater who is a visiting professor of practice at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he suggests that three books, might set out the basis for post Covid changes: Mission-oriented innovation by Mariana Mazzucato, Doughnut Economics espoused by Kate Raworth and the Deficit… Read more