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News & Insight

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

Press release

Renters’ support for rent control is about more than saving money – new Fabian Society report reveals

13 September 2019

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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Long read

Calling a truce

11 September 2019

VANESHA SINGH: At a time when the past indiscretions of Tory leadership contenders have put drug use back in the headlines, Labour should take the lead on reforming drugs policy.

Continue Reading Class / Crime / Inequality / Labour party
Events

Fabian fringe at Labour party conference 2019

6 September 2019

2019 has been a turbulent year for politics as political parties grapple with the UK's economic, social and political crises. From Brexit to the NHS, the Fabian Society will be at the heart of the policy debates at this year's Labour party conference in Brighton.

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History

Our founding feminists

6 September 2019

JANA SMITH ELFORD: The pioneering efforts of several early female Fabians have too often been written out of history.

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Opinion

Modern hinterlands

5 September 2019

PENNY ANDREWS: Whether they like gardening, sport or jam-making, politicians should be recognised for the real people they are.

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News

Cultured communities

3 September 2019

The Fabian Society is pleased to announce a new project on arts and culture in local communities, in partnership with the City of London Corporation.

Continue Reading Class / Culture / Economy

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