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Keir Starmer and Emmanuel Macron at NATO summit

The Editor's Post: A tale of two elections

Both France and the UK have a well-established impact community. While it can easily adapt to political change, it is harder to adapt to political chaos – but the social sector can play a key part to tackle the issues at its roots.