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.
ERIC LEE on Georgia's experiment in democratic socialism.
75 years on from the publication of the Beveridge report the world has changed enormously, and so have some parts of the welfare state...