A personal reminiscence by Dick Leonard
JASON BROCK: George Orwell’s relationship with the left was a complicated one – and it is still throwing up questions today.
PHOEBE DOWNING: The early Fabians soon earned a big reputation – even if it was not always an entirely positive one.
JON CRUDDAS MP AND FREDERICK HARRY PITTS: Does Marx have a place in the modern Labour party? An alternative reading of his work could inform a fresh agenda for the left.
JOHN STEWART: The work of Richard Titmuss can tell us a great deal about the left's view of social welfare in the 1960s - and beyond.
New BBC radio 4 episode charts the early years of the Fabian Society and the pivotal role played by Beatrice and Sidney Webb.