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Autumn 2020: Fabian Review


This edition of the Fabian Review has a message from the Labour leader, Keir Starmer MP, on fighting for a better future. Faiza Shaheen, Fahmida Rahman and Meredith Whitten put forward their demands for combatting structural inequality. Plus, Vanesha Singh talks to shadow equalities minister Marsha de Cordova MP about the party’s response to Black Lives Matter.

Also in this issue: Global perspectives special with Michael Jennings and Elora Halim Chowdhury; Jackie Baillie MSP on Labour’s prospects in the forthcoming Scottish elections; Gordon Marsden discusses the crisis in education.

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Western deceptions

16 December 2020

MICHAEL JENNINGS: Global health is deeply embedded in colonialism.

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The precarity of pre-existing conditions

14 December 2020

Looking back over lockdown in the United States and Bangladesh, Elora Halim Chowdhury makes the case for a transnational feminism that emphasises our interconnectedness and interdependence.

Continue reading Women / International relations / Inequality / Health
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Breathing space

11 December 2020

MEREDITH WHITTEN: The pandemic has shown just how vital parks and green spaces are for our wellbeing. Yet we are not sharing them fairly.

Continue reading Environment / Inequality / Housing / Health
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Turning the tables

10 December 2020

FAHMIDA RAHMAN: A new policy agenda which focuses on housing and employment can tackle decades of identity-based inequality.

Continue reading Race / Inequality / Housing / Education
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Remaking the system

9 December 2020

FAIZA SHAHEEN: Reforming our democracy is a top priority in the fight against inequality.

Continue reading Democracy / Inequality
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Road to recovery

20 November 2020

JACKIE BAILLIE MSP: Scottish Labour has a mountain to climb in next year’s elections but its values still chime with voters.

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Can Labour win?

13 November 2020

PAUL RICHARDS: Keir Starmer should take a leaf out of Tony Crosland’s book by building a Labour programme fit for the future.

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A long trail

6 November 2020

GORDON MARSDEN: Equipping citizens with skills for life is now more important than ever.

Continue reading Education / Class / Conservatives

Work to do

27 October 2020

Shadow equalities minister Marsha de Cordova talks to Vanesha Singh about the party’s response to Black Lives Matter and why language matters in the fight against racism.

Continue reading Race / Inequality / Disability

A better future

16 October 2020

KEIR STARMER MP: Labour must set out its vision to right the injustices the pandemic has laid bare.

Continue reading Labour party / Conservatives / Inequality / Elections

Kate Murray

Kate Murray is the editor of the Fabian Review.


Vanesha Singh

Vanesha Singh is the assistant editor at the Fabian Society.


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