What matters to any of us? Our relationships. That's what politics should be about: how to make families, communities, and economic relationships stronger and better. There is an emerging consensus across left and right that this is what is needed, and a set of ideas to make it happen - which seriously challenge our current social and economic models. The radical consensus offers a gentle revolution - and an alternative to the radical division, leading to violent revolution, which is opening up in the politics of the West.
Danny Kruger has spent the last 8 years running front-line charities supporting ex-offenders and young people in London. Before that he was special adviser to David Cameron - when he wrote the famous 'hug a hoodie' speech - and a comment writer at the Daily Telegraph.
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