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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.

A council house renaissance

21 October 2019

DANNY BEALES: Redistribution is at the heart of building the new generation of council housing.

Read more Class / Housing / Inequality

Learning lessons

18 October 2019

JOSH ABEY: When electoral success occurs – as in Spain and Portugal, but also in Finland, Denmark, Malta and Slovakia in recent years – we must strive to understand how and why in order to draw useful conclusions for Labour in the UK.

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The age of alliances

16 October 2019

ROSIE DUFFIELD MP: For the sake of the country, Labour must team up with other parties.

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Real belonging

15 October 2019

ZUBAIDA HAQUE: What does being British mean? The answer to that question is very different depending on the colour of your skin.

Read more Class / Conservatives / Democracy / Human rights / Inequality

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Sweet moderation

9 October 2019

RICHARD CARR: Tony Blair and Bill Clinton walked the third way in politics together. Their records should be defended.

Continue Reading Elections / Foreign policy / International relations / Labour party
Opinion

Out with the old

4 October 2019

JESS GARLAND: The Supreme Court’s ruling against prorogating and the polarising rhetoric we’ve heard in recent days signify just how unfit our Westminster system is.

Continue Reading Democracy / Elections
Interview

Change makers

3 October 2019

If we work together, the public and politicians can transform lives for the better, Stella Creasy tells Kate Murray.

Continue Reading Brexit / Labour party / Women
Opinion

Taking on the PM

2 October 2019

ALI MILANI: Diverse voices are mobilising to disrupt the political order.

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Totalitarian Toryism

1 October 2019

PETE DOREY: The Thatcherites have won the battle for the soul of the Conservative party and that has led to an identity crisis far more profound than the one facing Labour.

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Opinion

The financialisation of the everyday

27 September 2019

GRACE BLAKELEY: The crisis in British capitalism has its roots in the financialisation of the economy over decades. It is only by confronting vested interests that a Labour government will be able to make a real difference and build an economy for all.

Continue Reading Democracy / Economy / Inequality / Labour party

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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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Open and ethical

Building a fairer immigration system

Human rights abuses, immigration scandals and poor decision-making have left the immigration system in need of urgent reform, according to a new Fabian Society report.

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