Smart Thinking aggregates on one platform all the latest public policy research and analysis from the leading UK think tanks.

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Whose debt is it anyway?

This report from UK think tank IIED looks at a sustainable route out of the debt crisis

Pillars of community

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Social Justice looks at why communities matter and

The Libyan Arab armed forces

This report from UK think tank Chatham House provides a network analysis of Haftar’s military alliance. In

A new moment for defamation law reform in Northern Ireland?

This article by UK think tank the Foreign Policy Centre looks at the potential for, and importance

The answers to Dominic Cummings’s critique

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government provides details on 10 essential reforms to

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This event, hosted by UK think tank Bright Blue will discuss the advantages, disadvantages and effects of

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