Polly Mackenzie

Polly Mackenzie

Polly Mackenzie is Director of Demos, a leading cross-party think tank. She served as Director of Policy to the Deputy Prime Minister from 2010-2015.

Polly Mackenzie is Director of Demos, a leading cross-party think tank. She served as Director of Policy to the Deputy Prime Minister from 2010-2015.

Don’t fall for the Black Friday scam

BY Polly Mackenzie / 5 mins

What if we gave children a vote?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins

The abusive inhumanity of our politics

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Magna Carta proves the English aren’t exceptional

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

How I learned the Tories weren’t evil

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Our politics of impossible promises

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Why you can’t dress up a state school

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

How to end Westminster’s tribal warfare

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

The by-election that spells a general election

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins

How ‘The Favourite’ failed Queen Anne

BY Polly Mackenzie / 5 mins

The most damaging thing about wealth

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Can Britain ever be united again?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 5 mins

The myth of meritocracy

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

How do you solve a problem like Theresa?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Time to scrap these toxic parties

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Is Harry Potter an apologist for neoliberalism?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Why ‘separate but equal’ is a fraud

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

The writer whose books simply have to be shared

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins

How Advent became peak late capitalism

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins

John Milton: smug liberal and free-speech warrior

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Why should a life without faith be without meaning?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Warehouse work needn’t be worthless

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

More social housing is not the answer – it’s time to take on the home owners

BY Polly Mackenzie / 4 mins

Who’s protecting the vulnerable from predatory markets?

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins

Inheritance tax is a tax on laziness

BY Polly Mackenzie / 3 mins