The days of evidence-based policymaking never really existed and, even if they did, they are most definitely over. So argues journalist Marie Le Conte.
In response to waning public trust in institutions, some think tanks dig in their heels and point to their objective research. This approach doesn't tend to work. But there is another way forward.
Post-Brexit, citizens remain more politically aware than before. This has the potential to generate a more participatory democracy. Think tanks could have a bigger role to play here.
QAnon represents some of the most extreme manifestations of our new information landscape. Journalist Nicky Woolf explores the impact of this context on policymaking.
The relationship between lobbyists and think tanks is not simply close, it is one of symbiosis. How can think tanks best benefit from this relationship?