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The latest news, analysis and opinion from the Fabian Society including highlights from the Fabian Review and web-exclusive commentary and insight.

Opening doors

14 February 2020

CAMERON BOYLE: More needs to be done to achieve equality in the workplace.

Read more Diversity / Economy

Core changes

6 February 2020

JESSIE JOE JACOBS: With the right approach, Labour can rekindle its relationship with working-class northern voters.

Read more Labour party / Elections / Democracy

Abolish or reform?

5 February 2020

PATRICIA WALKER: We should tax private schools and remove their charity status.

Read more Education / Class

From the grassroots

3 February 2020

SARA HYDE: Shared expertise and resilience are key to addressing the scourge of violence on our streets

Read more Crime / Poverty / Inequality

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Making change happen

10 February 2020

CHARLES CLARKE: Hard-headed policy analysis, not fantasy wishlists, will win back public confidence in politics

Continue Reading Elections / Labour party

Keep the faith

31 January 2020

THERESA GRIFFIN MEP: On Brexit day and beyond, we must hold true to our European values.

Continue Reading Brexit / Labour party
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Trouble ahead

31 January 2020

BREXIT DAY: Workers, citizens and the NHS should be paying attention to the WTO’s digital trade deal - Laura Bannister.

Continue Reading Brexit / Trade / Democracy / Health

Protecting pupils

28 January 2020

JESSICA BOWERMAN: We should be cautious of police presence in schools.

Continue Reading Education / Class / Security

Keeping the peace

24 January 2020

JAMES REYNOLDS: South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation – but to move forward, it needs support.

Continue Reading Foreign policy / Human rights / International relations

László Andor’s address to the Fabian Society

23 January 2020

At the FEPS-Fabian New Year Conference, László Andor shared his thoughts on UK-EU relations and the future of social democracy in Europe.

Continue Reading Brexit / Democracy / Elections

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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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