Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are probably the most radical – and least discussed – changes made by the Conservative government.
The road ahead remains rocky for Greece's newly elected prime minister.
Ten years after the onset of Greece's biggest crisis since World War II, radical populism is running out of steam.
The main distinguishing feature of Osborne’s policy record was presiding over one of the worst economic recoveries in British history.
Far from being a technical, commercial instrument, money can be a social and political construct that has immense radical potential.
Totnes shows how a small, rural town can build community resilience at a time when local budgets are under strain.
Brexit will inevitably dominate this campaign, but the next prime minister also needs positions on austerity, party unity and how to actually survive in parliament.
Councils have sold off vast amounts of land since 2014 – land that was previously used for important public services.
Vulnerable young people have been failed by austerity policies that have decimated the services meant to protect them.
Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.
New research reveals how austerity pushed poor families into debt to pay for basic needs like food, rent and hot water.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
Knife crime incidents are individual tragedies, but rising homicide rates reveal a changing society which is ill at ease.
Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.
Approximately 50% of the UK's poorest people live over 15 miles from a national park and most people require transport to get to them.
Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
The government insistence of an employment success story betrays the reality of austerity job cuts and pay squeezes for many
The concept of Universal Credit reveals something wider about the UK's current political fixation on debt.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
Wage-increases can end austerity.