The future of the left since 1884

Search results

2015 victory in Labour’s grasp as Ed unites the left

In just two years, Labour has increased its support from 29 per cent at the General Election to over 40 per cent in many opinion polls today. A result anywhere near this at the next general election would translate into...

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 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

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.