Monday, 20 December 2021

What's so social about social media? The impact of social media on political debate and discourse

It is estimated that we spend on average six years and eight months of our lives on social media sites. Inevitably, this is going to have an effect on how we perceive current affairs, decision-making and events around us. It can also colour our perception of those with a counter view to our own.

In this paper, thought is given to the damage which has occurred as a result of the social media dynamic on our politics, while recommendations set challenges not just for tech companies but also for our own self-discipline so that we can expose ourselves to a range of moderated and constructively challenging views.

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Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Remotely desirable? The sustainability of the return to the office

Is the 'new normal' baked in or are we slipping back into old habits? What are the implications for employees and employers as they make decisions about where to work which could define careers for years to come?

'Remotely desirable?' is a Constructive Policy Centre paper considering one of the biggest questions as society emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the near-term future of work?

While this is a discussion within businesses and organisations, it is also a topic hotly debated in the corridors of power. Notably, UK Government and Welsh Government have adopted contrary approaches. Does this present an opportunity for an economic competitive advantage?

Monday, 1 March 2021

Launching the Constructive Policy Centre

Today, St David’s Day 2021, we would like to introduce our new policy think tank. This is an exciting project for us, but we also appreciate that a think tank is not judged upon the launch event canapés, virtual as they would have to be on this occasion, but rather on the policy papers and research which it produces.

The Constructive Policy Centre aims to produce research and policy papers from a fresh perspective. While the political sphere is still fixated on left versus right, we feel that society has moved well beyond that spectrum. Our intention is to be a post-left-versus-right space for policy discussion.

Think tanks come in different forms. Our primary focus is on producing policy papers. Please follow us on social media and visit www.ConstructivePolicy.com for more information. It is not our intention to comment on current affairs on a daily basis. Instead, these tools will be used to share occasional updates on our work.

We look forward to reporting on our work.

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus

Luke Evetts, Callum Hughes, Nicolas Webb, Sarah Williamson

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What's so social about social media? The impact of social media on political debate and discourse

It is estimated that we spend on average six years and eight months of our lives on social media sites. Inevitably, this is going to have an...