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28 February 2020

PATH TO POWER: The Fabian leadership essays

As Labour members and supporters cast their votes in the leadership election, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Keir Starmer set out their priorities for leading the party back to power.

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1 April 2020

MARTIN EDOBOR: With question marks over the government's handling of Covid-19, Labour’s new leader must rapidly push the government to improve its response.

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31 March 2020

MINNIE RAHMAN: The government must implement all recommendations from the Windrush review - which has lessons for Labour too.

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The Fabian Review

Winter 2019, Volume 131 - No.4

This edition of the Fabian Review features post-election analysis from Andy Price, Eloise Todd, Paula Surridge, Shaista Aziz, Florence Eshalomi MP, Wes Streeting MP, Lara McNeill, Miatta Fahnbulleh, and Frances Ryan.

Also in this issue: Jessie Joe Jacobs on winning back working-class northern voters, Charles Clarke calls out fantasy election wishlists and Rayhan Haque looks at how we might move towards a four-day working week.

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Science and socialism

27 March 2020

JOE BUCKLEY: In the face of the coronavirus crisis, strong opposition is needed more than ever. Labour must engage with scientists to hold the government to account.

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Supporting self-employment

23 March 2020

LIZ HIND: Now more than ever, the left must do more to represent the self-employed.

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Wes Streeting pamphlet: online launch event

21 March 2020

6pm, Monday 23rd March: the Fabian Society invites you to join us for an online event to launch our latest pamphlet by Wes Streeting MP

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Testing times

20 March 2020

CHARLOTTE MAIR: It is vital the working class organise and unionise as coronavirus spreads.

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Covid-19 social security briefing

19 March 2020

Andrew Harrop puts forward immediate options for helping low and middle-income households.

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Update from the General Secretary

18 March 2020

Our response to the Covid-19 situation.

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Let Us Face The Future Again

Wes Streeting MP

After a disastrous election result, Wes Streeting MP sets out a Labour programme which can win again and, in so doing, improve the lives of millions. In the spirit of the 1945 Labour manifesto, he suggests it is time for Labour to face the future aga...

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Path to power

The Fabian leadership essays

As Labour members and supporters cast their votes for the person they most trust to meet the challenges ahead, we asked all three leadership contenders to set out their priorities for leading the party back to power. Here, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa N...

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Framing the Future

A new pensions commission

A joint report from the Fabian Society and Bright Blue calls for a new pensions commission and presents plans for how it should work

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Where next?

Reforming social security over the next 10 years

A revolution in social security is needed after the general election including a 1-year emergency plan and a 10-year blueprint for reform, according to a new Fabian Society report published after 9 months of consultation.

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People not problems

Politicians respond to five experiences of severe and multiple disadvantage

People not Problems sets out the real-life challenges of those facing severe and multiple disadvantage and asks policymakers to respond.

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Everyday Socialism

How to rebuild Britain

Good jobs, responsible employers and prosperous communities are the foundation of a thriving economy. How can we ensure that they are available to everyone, no matter where they live?

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Beyond affordability

What tenants want from rent controls

New Fabian Society research reveals that renters’ support for rent controls is motivated by more than just saving money, with the results suggesting private renters want rent regulation to tackle insecurity and unfair treatment.

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Progressive federalism

A different way of looking at the UK

A new Fabian Society report argues progressive federalism is better than independence for Scotland.

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Capital gains

A global city in a changing world

Capital Gains presents proposals to Sadiq Khan for his second term as London mayor.

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