Kickstart the new year by revisiting the most popular pieces of 2020, writes the Policy Forum team.
Policy Forum’s top 10 of 2020
The lasting effects of recession
Podcast: The wellbeing economy – a glimpse of the good life
Rather than returning to the status quo, many are calling for a change in thinking (and in policy) as societies around the world grapple with the coronavirus crisis. One such advocate for change is global development expert David Hulme, who joins Sharon Bessell and Arnagretta Hunter for a fascinating discussion on the wellbeing economy in this instalment in our special mini-series.
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Just how many people really have (and have had) COVID-19?
New research published today shows that the number of cases of COVID-19 are much greater than reported, and this has important implications about how we respond to the pandemic crisis, Quentin Grafton, Steven Phipps, and Tom Kompas write.
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Riled Britannia with Bevan Shields and Elizabeth Ames
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new month-long lockdown as the country grapples with high COVID-19 infection rates and a stretched National Health Service. But will the British people and its politicians – so compliant and supportive of the threat first time around – be as willing to back the new measures? Mark Kenny talks to Democracy Sausage UK regulars Elizabeth Ames and Bevan Shields.
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