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Trials and errors

6 December 2019

TILL BRUCKNER: The way we conduct clinical trials is harming patients and wasting public money. Labour should put an end to this.

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Vying to win

5 December 2019

AMBER KHAN: The age of austerity may be over - but it will take time for the scars to heal.

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A true alternative

3 December 2019

ZWAN MAHMOD: Examples in Europe show that Labour’s plans for economic democratisation can work.

Read more Labour party / Economy / Democracy / Elections

For the women

28 November 2019

CECILY HOLT: Labour has put forward a welcome comprehensive mental health approach for the country – but there's still more to be done for women.

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Socialism, from Stockholm to Scunthorpe

27 November 2019

PAYAM MOULA: The outcome of the UK’s election may be uncertain – but the future belongs to the left.

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Jenny Jeger Prize 2019

20 November 2019

The winners of this year's prize for writing published by the Fabian Society.

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We mean business

20 November 2019

Ahead of tomorrow’s manifesto announcement, James Meadway sets out Labour’s new economic thinking – which is not ‘anti-business’, but encourages certain types of businesses to emerge and prosper: ones that benefit workers, the environment and the economy.

Continue Reading Class / Democracy / Economy / Labour party
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Paving the way to happiness

19 November 2019

ELLEN JONES: Redesigning our neighbourhoods so people live within a 20-minute walk of everyday services will lead to healthier, greener lives.

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Annual report 2018-19

18 November 2019

Our Annual Report showcases the work we've done over the past year and reports on our financial accounts.

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Opinion

A climate election

13 November 2019

With a general election around the corner, Aranyo Aarjan looks at the impact XR protests have had on the climate change debate – and Labour’s approach.

Continue Reading Environment / Labour party / International relations / Economy

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Reforming social security over the next 10 years

A revolution in social security is needed after the general election including a 1-year emergency plan and a 10-year blueprint for reform, according to a new Fabian Society report published after 9 months of consultation.

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People not problems

Politicians respond to five experiences of severe and multiple disadvantage

People not Problems sets out the real-life challenges of those facing severe and multiple disadvantage and asks policymakers to respond.

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Everyday Socialism

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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