JOE DEVANNY: Labour marked this year’s Armed Forces Day by pledging that a Labour government would improve pay and conditions for the UK armed forces. Labour should build on this platform to prepare a wider programme of national security reform.
NORMAN PICKAVANCE: Artificial intelligence and robotics will impact work in different ways and each will require a different strategic policy response.
Public anxieties on immigration and integration throw up a challenge to Labour, as Rosie Carter explains in a contribution to the debate around our Open and Ethical pamphlet.
The Fabian Society are launching a new policy group, ‘Fabian Futures’. The group's convener, Harry Farmer, explores why futures thinking is crucial for the left to understand the biggest challenges and opportunities over the coming decades.
DIANNE HAYTER: The breakaway by the Independent Group is the most serious split in Labour since the SDP was formed. Big lessons need to be learned by the party from what went on then.
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.