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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.

Johann Lamont delivers keynote at inaugural Scottish Conference

12 May 2012

Thanks to the 120 people who attended our inaugural Scottish Conference and contributed so enthusiastically to the workshops and debates throughout the day. This is just the start for the Scottish Fabians with a new crop of local policy groups and...

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Fabian Society launches new website

10 May 2012

Welcome to the new Fabian Society website where you can catch up on the news and views from Britain's leading centre-left think tank. In our Fabian Review section, you can see our latest Comment pieces, as well as our longer Fabian...

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The Politics of Development

8 May 2012

Two years ago, the G20 committed themselves to promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, having argued that ‘for prosperity to be sustained it must be shared.’ Yet as world leaders prepare to attend the next G20 Summit in Mexico next...

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Labour's Missing Five Million

8 May 2012

Between 1997 and 2010, Labour lost votes in all directions: understanding exactly where they all went is key winning them back. Between 1997 and 2010, Labour lost five million votes. The electoral coalition Labour had carefully nurtured in their 18 wilderness...

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Labour must be more ideological to win the next election

1 May 2012

The Fabian Society's new project ‘Labour’s Next Majority’ - introduced in the recent Fabian Review - is to be applauded.  The importance of a Labour Government being returned soon is beyond dispute as the current government looks and is divided, incompetent...

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Land Value Taxation: from proposition to practical policy

29 April 2012

Land Value taxation is a policy idea with a pedigree which, in the United Kingdom, stretches back for well over a century. Over that time, it has moved both up and down the political agenda, without ever being implemented in any...

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