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Our chance to reconnect: the new Talk/together report

Our chance to reconnect: the new Talk/together report

The final report from the UK’s biggest-ever public survey of what unites and divides us – and what could bring us together as we emerge from the Covid Crisis – finds a society that pulled together, not apart, in response to the pandemic.

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Bridging a divided US: the challenge for President Biden

Bridging a divided US: the challenge for President Biden Date: 21 January 2021

President Joe Biden’s inauguration speech focused on the need to bridge divides and rebuild unity in a polarised US. Sunder Katwala examines the challenges facing the Biden-Harris administration.

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Talk/together: Race, history, and digital divides are talking points in South West

Talk/together: Race, history, and digital divides are talking points in South West Date: 7 January 2021

Statues and social media were among the key themes raised in Talk/together discussions across the South West of England, writes Jake Puddle.

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Celebrate citizenship and remove barriers to becoming British, says Inquiry

Celebrate citizenship and remove barriers to becoming British, says Inquiry Date: 10 December 2020

The UK should take a more positive and welcoming approach to citizenship, according to the report of an independent inquiry into citizenship policy chaired by Alberto Costa MP.

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British Future: The Year in Review (2020)

British Future: The Year in Review (2020) Date: 9 December 2020

Here are some of the ways in which British Future responded to the events of the year of the Covid pandemic – and how it reshaped the public conversations about social connection, race, immigration and identity.

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Talk/together in Scotland: independence, sectarianism and rural isolation

Talk/together in Scotland: independence, sectarianism and rural isolation Date: 4 December 2020

Jill Rutter reports from our discussions in Scotland as part of the Talk/together project.

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The accidental meeting of the net migration target

The accidental meeting of the net migration target Date: 27 November 2020

Having accidentally met the net migration target that dogged his predecessors, largely by accident, what next for PM Boris Jonson’s immigration policy?

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Employment fears and hopes for integration: Talk/together in the West Midlands

Employment fears and hopes for integration: Talk/together in the West Midlands Date: 27 November 2020

Unemployment and integration were top of mind throughout our talk/together discussions with people in the West Midlands, writes Jake Puddle.

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Community, friends and neighbours helping us get through Covid, finds Talk/together

Community, friends and neighbours helping us get through Covid, finds Talk/together Date: 20 November 2020

New research for Talk/together finds that people value community, neighbours and friends – as well, of course, as the NHS – for helping them through Covid.

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Community spirit versus economic worries and damaged political trust: Talk/together in the North-east

Community spirit versus economic worries and damaged political trust: Talk/together in the North-east Date: 19 November 2020

Jill Rutter reports from our Talk/together discussions in the North-east of England, where worries about jobs and the economy and distrust of politicians were tempered by community spirit and lockdown stoicism.

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