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.
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.
JOSH ABEY: The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released data this week claiming 1.5m jobs in England are at ‘high risk’ of automation. We must pay very close attention to who is doing the jobs that are highly susceptible,
HELEN HAYES MP: A new planning bill could help end the housing crisis.