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27 September 2019


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? This new pamphlet edited by Rachel Reeves MP delves into the big questions facing the left.

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9 October 2019

Tony Blair and Bill Clinton walked the third way in politics together. Their records should be defended, argues Richard Carr.

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4 October 2019

JESS GARLAND: The Supreme Court’s ruling against prorogating and the polarising rhetoric we’ve heard in recent days signify just how unfit our Westminster system is.

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The Fabian Review

Autumn 2019, Volume 131 - No.3

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on the battle for the souls of the Labour and Conservative parties with contributions from Zubaida Haque, Paul Mason, Rosie Duffield MP, Rosena Allin-Khan MP, and Daniel Johnson MSP, plus Kate Murray talks to Stella Creasy MP.

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Change makers

3 October 2019

If we work together, the public and politicians can transform lives for the better, Stella Creasy tells Kate Murray.

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Taking on the PM

2 October 2019

ALI MILANI: Diverse voices are mobilising to disrupt the political order.

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Totalitarian Toryism

1 October 2019

PETE DOREY: The Thatcherites have won the battle for the soul of the Conservative party and that has led to an identity crisis far more profound than the one facing Labour.

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The financialisation of the everyday

27 September 2019

GRACE BLAKELEY: The crisis in British capitalism has its roots in the financialisation of the economy over decades. It is only by confronting vested interests that a Labour government will be able to make a real difference and build an economy for all.

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Stepping up

18 September 2019

LAUREN CROWLEY: As today’s BEIS committee report proves, the government must do more to manage the transition to automation.

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Gearing up

16 September 2019

MARK PERRYMAN: Labour needs an insurgency of such a scale that will catapult it into government.

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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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People Power

Building an industrial strategy with workers at its heart

The Changing Work Centre, a joint initiative from the Fabian Society and Community, has today launched a new report which calls for a new focus on workers at the heart of industrial strategy.

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Summer 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review explores ideas on greening Labour with contributions from Ed Miliband MP, Sue Hayman MP, and Nadia Whittome plus Kate Murray talks to Yvette Cooper MP. 

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Getting Organised

Low-paid self-employment and trade unions

Trade unions need to better represent the UK’s 4 million self-employed workers, according to a new report by the Fabian Society.

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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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