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The Fairness Instinct

The public may not like the idea of having to make lifestyle changes, but are prepared to do so once they understand the broader social issues at stake. Politicians need to recognise this and set a credible policy framework that can foster a shared sense of environmental citizenship, rather than attempting to sell polices by appealing to consumer self-interest.
Edited by Ed Wallis
March 2012

The Economic Alternative

This collection of essays emerging from the Fabian New Year conference 2012 includes Owen Jones, Patrick Diamond, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Sunny Hundal and Tessa Jowell.
Edited by Andrew Harrop
February 2012

The challenge of sustainable aviation policy in the UK

The paper argues that a process of reframing the aviation debate must be undertaken involving a clear set of policy objectives, an enhanced understanding of public attitudes and a move away from oppositional, short-termist politics.
By Natan Doron
February 2012

A six point plan for Labour

In the four decades I have spent following politics, one thing I have learned is that, when all else fails, it is worth telling the truth.

This is not meant to be a slick or flippant remark; rather it recognises something...

The Coalition and Universalism

This report analyses data from the 1970s to the 1990s for 11 OECD nations and shows that, counter-intuitively, welfare systems which are tightly targeted to low income groups tend to reduce poverty less. A system’s success in poverty reduction is instead related to the overall amount of expenditure.
By Andrew Harrop
January 2012

Punishment and Reform

To inform the conclusions of the Labour Party policy review, this collection brings together a group of experts from across the criminal justice field to investigate reform.
Edited by Sadiq Khan
December 2011

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