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The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast examines our broken economy and discusses the progressive solutions that can end injustice and create prosperity. Drawing on IPPR research and expertise, plus special guests, the podcast will be an opportunity to focus on the major issues and opportunities facing the UK economy.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is the UK’s leading progressive think tank.

All Episodes

This podcast is part of a series documenting the findings from a number of events hosted in partnership between IPPR and Agulhas, for IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission (https://www.ippr.org/environment-and-justice).  This episode looks at two different transitions in Gothenburg and Pittsburgh.   Speakers include: Johan Ekman, Spokesperson for NorraÄlvstrandenUtveckling AB Lars Ekberg, Policy Advisor, City of Gothenburg, Mayor Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh  Presenting are Joshua Emden from IPPR (https://www.ippr.org/) and Hiba Ahmad from Agulhas (https://agulhas.co.uk/).

Oct 2020

36 min 26 sec

This podcast is part of a series documenting the findings from a number of events hosted in partnership between IPPR and Agulhas, for IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission. This episode looks at Lusatia's (Germany) transition from coal. Speaking are Hans-Rüdiger Lange from Innovasionsregion Lausitz and Hanna Brauers from TU Berlin. Presenting are Luke Murphy from IPPR and Lucy Stone from Agulhas. The presentation mentioned in the podcast can be found here. More on the events: The events explored how we can better design public policy to support a rapid and fair transition to net zero and the restoration of nature. The events sought to explore the lessons and insights from previous transitions in different countries, sectors and industries, sharing what worked and what did not in their stories of transition.

Oct 2020

40 min 58 sec

IPPR's Chris Thomas talks to Beth Farhat from the TUC about the future of business after Covid-19, democracy in the workplace and the purpose of profit. This conversation follow's Beth's article in the IPPR politics journal Progressive Review. Find out more: http://bit.ly/PR264

Jun 2020

51 min 53 sec

IPPR Webinar recording. What is the future for conservatism after the pandemic? IPPR Executive Director Carys Roberts is joined by former adviser to Theresa May, Nick Timothy, and Professor of Politics, Time Bale, to discuss the future of conservatism and Nick's new book 'Remaking One Nation'.

May 2020

1 hr 17 min

The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast. In this final episode of the series we ask, is another recession on the horizon? Is the UK ready and what can be done to prevent one? And when a recession does come, what should progressives argue for? Host Carys Roberts is joined by IPPR Senior Economist Henry Parkes, political economist Ann Pettifor and economist and author Eric Lonergan. NB: This podcast was recorded before the coronavirus outbreak, so does not mention the implications of the virus for the economy.

Mar 2020

36 min 52 sec

The Economic Justice Podcast. The digital revolution in finance is changing the economy, but are we heading towards a cashless society? And how can the digital transition be more just? Host Carys Roberts is joined by IPPR Economic Analyst Rachel Statham and Marloes Nicholls, Head of Programmes at the Finance Innovation Lab.

Mar 2020

38 min 27 sec

The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast. How does the provision of care relate to the wider economy? And how can we address the imbalance in who provides care, and value care more highly? Host Carys Roberts is joined by IPPR Economic Analyst Rachel Statham and Kimberly McIntosh, Senior Policy Officer at the Runnymede Trust.

Feb 2020

26 min 35 sec

The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast. There is huge wealth inequality in the UK and across the world. So why does the tax system disproportionately benefit the wealthy? And how can this be changed? Hosted by IPPR Director Carys Roberts with guests Shreya Nanda, IPPR Economist, and Danny Sriskandarajah, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB.

Feb 2020

32 min 45 sec

Climate and environmental breakdown is an unprecedented challenge that requires rapid change to our social and economic systems. So what alternate economic models are there? Hosted by IPPR Director Carys Roberts with guests Lesley Rankin, IPPR Researcher, and Julia Steinberger, Professor of Ecological Economics at the University of Leeds

Feb 2020

32 min 9 sec

IPPR's Economic Justice Podcast. This episode looks at power in the economy. Who has it? Why does it matter? And what do we even mean by power? Hosted by IPPR Director Carys Roberts with guests James Meadway, IPPR Associate Fellow, and Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council.

Feb 2020

42 min 18 sec

First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford AM speaks at IPPR's Economic Justice for Wales event The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice made the case for radical economic reform. IPPR is now embarking on a series of regional events engaging local policy communities and the wider public to discuss how the Commission’s findings can improve prosperity and economic justice for the regions and nations of the UK. Find out more and attend an event near you at ippr.org/cej

Jul 2019

24 min 47 sec

This week we’ve been in Manchester discussing what economic justice means for the North West with Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and Liverpool Mayor Steve Rotheram, plus a panel of regional experts.     The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice made the case for radical economic reform. IPPR is now embarking on a series of regional events engaging local policy communities and the wider public to discuss how the Commission’s findings can improve prosperity and economic justice for the regions and nations of the UK.    Find out more and attend an event near you at ippr.org/cej    

Jun 2019

42 min 34 sec

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice made the case for radical economic reform. IPPR is now embarking on a series of regional events engaging local policy communities and the wider public to discuss how the Commission’s findings can improve prosperity and economic justice for the regions and nations of the UK. This week we’ve been in Newcastle discussing what economic justice means for the North East with newly elected North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll. Find out more and attend an event at ippr.org/cej

Jun 2019

25 min 56 sec

Paul Mason speaks about his new book 'Clear Bright Future' on artificial intelligence and the future of humanity. Paul also discussed the rise of the new right, philosophy, globalisation and Corbynism. 

May 2019

1 hr 5 min

Trevor Phillips OBE and Deborah Williams in conversation, chaired by Su-Mei Thompson at the IPPR Oxford Media Convention 2019.  Trevor Phillips is a writer and producer. He is the Chairman of Index on Censorship, a director of the Barbican Arts Centre, a Vice-President of the Royal Television Society and was founding chair o the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Deborah Williams is CEO of The Creative Diversity Network, which brings together organisations across the UK television industry to promote, celebrate and share good practice around the diversity agenda. Su-Mei Thompson is chief executive of the Media Trust, a charity that works with the creative and media industry to give marginalised groups a stronger voice. Find out more ippr.org or @IPPR

Mar 2019

41 min 23 sec

IPPR hosted a speech by deputy Labour leader Tom Watson MP on online gambling; its regulation; types of online gambling products; the exposure of these products to young people and the potential harm that comes from their use.  His speech is followed by responses from Conservative peer Lord Chadlington and Professor Siân Griffiths OBE, deputy chair of GambleAware. The event is chaired by IPPR director Tom Kibasi.

Mar 2019

44 min 41 sec

What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari speaks about his book 'Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions' Johann is joined by Sir Sam Everington (GP at the Bromley by Bow Centre) Dr Geraldine Strathdee OBE (National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England) and IPPR's Harry Quilter-Pinner

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Mar 2019

56 min 13 sec

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, and his views on clean air as a city issue and a public health issue.

Jun 2018

23 min 47 sec

After speaking at the IPPR Sir Vince Cable, leader of the Liberal Democrats, talked to Tom Kibasi, IPPR Director. Their conversation covered Brexit, competition policy and far more besides.

Jun 2018

17 min 19 sec

Lord Ara Darzi, who is leading a Review into the future of the NHS - housed at IPPR - delivers a keynote to IPPR's conference on the future of health and care in the UK>

Feb 2018

16 min 50 sec

As the gap between those with loads and those with very little grows wealth has been in the headlines a lot in the last few years. In this episode we discuss wealth in the UK - who has it and why that matters - with Carys Roberts talking to Laurie-Laybourn-Langton. Presenter: Laurie Laybourn-Langton Producer: Sofie Jenkinson

Dec 2017

16 min 41 sec

In this episode we discuss the Autumn Budget 2017 and look at some of the big questions it raises. Is austerity really over? How well do we really understand and measure our economy? And what kind of growth is the right kind of growth? Join Laurie Laybourn-Langton as he talks to Alfie Stirling, IPPR Senior Economic Analyst. Present: Laurie Laybourn-Langton Producer: Sofie Jenkinson

Nov 2017

17 min 46 sec

In our first episode we look at the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice's interim report and discuss the challenges ahead for the UK economy. Laurie Laybourn-Langton talks to Michael Jacobs, Director of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice. Presenter: Laurie Laybourn-Langton Producer: Sofie Jenkinson

Nov 2017

18 min 33 sec

#politics #publicsector #wages #jobs

Sep 2017

6 min 12 sec

This event featured the official launch of a new edited collection, 'What more can be done to build the homes we need?'. Read the report at http://www.ippr.org/publications/what-more-can-be-done-lyons-edited-collection In this podcast, Sir Michael Lyons introduces the collection and speaks to IPPR Senior Research Fellow, Luke Murphy about the challenges facing England’s housing market. #whitepaper, #housing, #IPPR

Jun 2017

33 min 35 sec

Read more at https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/it-s-not-apathy-but-inequality-that-threatens-our-democracy-ffg3wdcd7 #GE2017, #BrendaFromBristol, #voterapathy, #politicalinequality, #BBC, #radio

Apr 2017

4 min 58 sec

Read IPPR's report "Crossroads: Choosing a future for London's transport in the digital age" here > http://www.ippr.org/publications/crossroads-choosing-a-future-for-londons-transport #futuretransport, #London, #climatechange, #airpollution, #futuretransport

Apr 2017

8 min 30 sec

#automation, #robots, #jobs, #skills, #LBC, #radio, #theguardian Read more at https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/apr/15/uk-government-urged-help-low-skilled-workers-replaced-robots?CMP=share_btn_tw

Apr 2017

5 min 32 sec

#childcare, #families, #publicservices, #London, #SadiqKhan, #BBC, #Radio Read IPPR's new report "The future of childcare in London: Devolving funding for greater affordability, access and equality" at http://www.ippr.org/publications/the-future-of-childcare-in-london

Apr 2017

6 min 10 sec

#futuretransport, #London, #climatechange, #airpollution, #futuretransport Read IPPR's report "Crossroads: Choosing a future for London's transport in the digital age" here > http://www.ippr.org/publications/crossroads-choosing-a-future-for-londons-transport

Apr 2017

17 min 58 sec

#welfare, #BBCPanorama, #housing, #UniversalCredit, #Radio

Apr 2017

10 min 51 sec

#welfare, #energy, #money, #bills, #radio Read the full report "The 'not quite managings': The depth of income crisis in the UK" at www.ippr.org/publications/the-not-quite-managings-the-depth-of-income-crisis-in-the-uk

Apr 2017

4 min 5 sec

#transport, #London, #climatechange, #airpollution, #SadiqKhan, #futuretransport Read the full report "Crossroads: Choosing a future for London's transport in the digital age" here > http://www.ippr.org/publications/crossroads-choosing-a-future-for-londons-transport

Mar 2017

9 min 40 sec

#airpollution, #dieselscrappage, #ultralowemissionzone, #SadiqKhan, #BBC5Live, #transport

Mar 2017

4 min

#PhilipHammond, #tax, #SpringBudget, #Budget2017, #r4today, #radio

Mar 2017

5 min 16 sec

#PhilipHammond, #SpringBudget, #Budget 2017, #economy, #NI, #tax, #radio

Mar 2017

3 min 43 sec

Martin Robinson was a teacher for 20 years and now the author of Trivium 21c. His book explores how we can nurture learners with the ability to deal with the uncertainties of the 21st century. He has also contributed a chapter to the upcoming IPPR publication ‘Future of Education’ on technology and creativity. martin looks to answer the question: do modern technologies help or hinder human creativity?

Mar 2017

13 min 37 sec

#Brexit, #ProgressiveBrexit, #Devolution, #Communities, #RegionalIssues

Mar 2017

1 hr 5 min

#immigration, #integration, #Brexit, #Bedford, #BBC, #radio The report 'Come together: Lessons from Bedford on reaching out to Britain’s most isolated minorities' can be found here > http://www.ippr.org/publications/come-together-lessons-from-bedford

Feb 2017

4 min 52 sec

#robots, #technology, #AI, #incometax, #talkRADIO

Feb 2017

4 min 15 sec

#welfare, #sickpay, #jobs, #business, #ShareRadio The report 'Working well: A plan to reduce long term sickness absence' can be found here > http://www.ippr.org/publications/working-well-a-plan-to-reduce-long-term-sickness-absence

Feb 2017

10 min 21 sec

#TCharge, #DieselScrappageScheme, #Environment, #Transport

Feb 2017

7 min 40 sec

#politics , #immigration, #LBC, #Radio, #Brexit

Feb 2017

3 min 1 sec