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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.


The History Man

6 April 2018

Richard Leonard sees himself fixed firmly in Labour’s radical tradition. But he’s also determined to make the party in Scotland fit for the future, he tells Kate Murray

Continue Reading Brexit / Scotland

Child poverty in the UK

5 April 2018

CARL PARSONS: Policymakers are letting disadvantaged, low-income families down by side-lining child poverty and switching attention to social mobility.

Continue Reading Poverty / Inequality

Socialism in the sixties

4 April 2018

JOHN STEWART: The work of Richard Titmuss can tell us a great deal about the left's view of social welfare in the 1960s - and beyond.

Continue Reading History / Social security

It's Basic Income

3 April 2018

In a new book on basic income, Andrew Harrop sets out an alternative to a fully-fledged UBI.

Continue Reading Economy / Social security

Earning a basic income

3 April 2018

STEPHEN BURGESS proposes an alternative to universal basic income.

Continue Reading Economy

Agents of change

29 March 2018

NONA BUCKLEY-IRVINE: It's about time we had more women in positions of leadership in local politics.

Continue Reading Democracy / Diversity

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