Catherine Bennett wrote a good piece in the Observer criticising the Young Foundation’s new report and the general ‘politics of wellbeing’. She writes: It may not be a very scholarly term, but for think tank fashion and versatility, you can’t beat the word brittle. A few months ago, in a report called “Resilient nation”, Demos Read more…

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It’s interesting the way British public policy is beginning to bring together unemployment policy with mental health policy. The British government today brought out a 10-year strategy for dealing with depression, which includes the key strategy of doing more to get the mentally ill back into work. For example, under the new strategy, job centres Read more…

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