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11 April 2019

OPEN AND ETHICAL

Human rights abuses, immigration scandals and poor decision-making have left the immigration system in need of urgent reform, according to a new Fabian Society report.

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OFF THE TABLE

18 April 2019

FABIAN HAMILTON MP: The failure of the Trump-Kim summit represents a missed opportunity for the world.

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THE WRECKERS

16 April 2019

DANNY DORLING: The crises which have engulfed this government should not blind us to the fact that the Conservatives are supremely successful at what they do best.

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The Fabian Review

Spring 2019, Volume 131 - No.1

This edition of the Fabian Review asks if Labour will sink or swim after its biggest split in nearly 40 years with Dianne Hayter, Ben Bradshaw MP, Anand Menon and Ann Pettifor plus Kate Murray talks to Richard Corbett MEP.

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Opinion

Homelessness: a national scandal

17 April 2019

DANIEL SLEAT: Since 2010 the scope and scale of homelessness has steadily increased. It is time to demand the government ends this tragedy, once and for all

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Opinion

Drifting apart?

15 April 2019

ANDREW HARROP: Labour has been right to seek a compromise on Brexit. But the divisions within the party and beyond now run deep.

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Opinion

The big picture

12 April 2019

Our 'Poverty and social security: where next?' series has been discussing how a future government should mend our social security system. In the final blog, Fran Bennett considers the key challenges and directions for change.

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Firm foundations

12 April 2019

SARAH LYALL AND MATTHEW RYDER: With rightwing populism on the rise, a sense of collective identity is more important than ever. Social integration should be a core concern for policymakers.

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Interview

Against the odds

11 April 2019

Since the referendum was announced through to the Brexit negotiations, politicians and commentators have failed to predict which way the wind is blowing. Is Richard Corbett the exception? Kate Murray talks to Labour’s leader in the European parliament.

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Book review

Book review: Women of Westminster

10 April 2019

Women of Westminster by Rachel Reeves MP tells the tale of some of the 491 female politicians who have been elected to parliament since women were first eligible to stand in 1918. Kate Murray reviews the book.

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Open and ethical

Building a fairer immigration system

Human rights abuses, immigration scandals and poor decision-making have left the immigration system in need of urgent reform, according to a new Fabian Society report.

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Spring 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review asks if Labour will sink or swim after its biggest split in nearly 40 years with Dianne Hayter, Ben Bradshaw MP and Ann Pettifor plus Kate Murray talks to Richard Corbett MEP.

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Inequality by stealth

Tax allowances and social security in 2019/20

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than the poorest 20%.

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Minds at Work

Making mental health a priority in the changing world of work

Job insecurity, prejudice and ignorance are driving Britain’s workplace mental health crisis, according to a new report from the Fabian Society.

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Primary colours

The decline of arts education in primary schools and how it can be reversed

A new Fabian Society report Primary Colours reveals that two thirds (68%) of primary school teachers in England say there is less arts education now than in 2010, and half (49%) say the quality of what there is has got worse.

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Winter 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on new ideas to renew the centre-left with Matthew Laza, Liz Kendall MP and Daniel Sleat plus Kate Murray talks to Lisa Nandy MP.

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A Warranted Response

Brexit, human rights and the European Arrest Warrant

A new Fabian Society report, published as Brexit negotiations reach a crunch point, calls for a new UK-EU extradition framework which ensures respect for human rights.

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The Fiscal Alternative

Public finance choices for the left

A new Fabian Society report, published ahead of the 2018 Budget, calls today for a comprehensive change in direction for UK fiscal policy.

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Growing up in the 2020s

Preparing children for the changes and challenges ahead

This report asks how children’s lives are changing and how politics should respond to make sure that young people in the next decade have good childhoods and are ready to lead fulfilling, productive adult lives.

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