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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

5 posts found

‘The day the world changed’ – a former trader on how the credit crunch kicked off Dr Alexis Stenfors examines the state of the global financial system in August 2007

07 August 2017 Dr Alexis Stenfors 4 min read

Dr Alexis Stenfors, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the financial crisis in 2007

Data on computer screen

More debt might just be the medicine Greece needs

23 June 2015 7 min read

Blessed are the bean counters? New investment in Greece could drive development.

Bags of beans for sale in Greece

FTSE 100 to burst through 7,000? Not before election day

02 March 2015 7 min read

The FTSE 100 may have ticked down slightly, but it remains above the previous record peak set more than 15 years ago on December 30 1999.

Two business professionals holding a green "up" arrow and red "down" arrow

The markets are close to record highs, but they’re still the best long-term bet

16 May 2014 6 min read

With stock markets close to record highs, should we be running for cover?

Blurry image of man standing in the middle of stock exchange

Crowdfunding isnt just about money Mr Dyson

04 April 2014 6 min read

Serial entrepreneur and inventor James Dyson has spoken out against crowdfunding.

James Dyson smiling and holding part of vacuum

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