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Spring 2018: Fabian Review


This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the impact of gentrification on our cities – and our political class – with Luke John Davies, Gloria de Piero and Loretta Lees.

Also in this issue: Glen O’Hara looks ahead to the local elections. Richard Leonard talks to Kate Murray. Jon Cruddas and Frederick Harry Pitts on Marx and the modern Labour party.

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Driverless dreams

6 June 2018

CHRISTIAN WOLMAR: Money which could be invested in our transport network is being wasted on gadgets.

Continue reading Transport

The rural paradox

4 June 2018

TOBIAS PHIBBS: Labour must offer hope for those who love living in the countryside but struggle with the realities of rural life.

Continue reading Rural
Book review

Courage then and courage now

29 May 2018

MEGAN CORTON SCOTT finds resonances in a sprawling chronicle of the women who fought for the right to vote.

Continue reading Women

Held to account

22 May 2018

EMMA HARDY MP: The current set-up, with its focus on centralised – and often arbitrary – targets, is distorting our whole educational system.

Continue reading Education

From flat caps to flat whites

15 May 2018

A gulf has opened up between our politicians and many of those they represent. LUKE JOHN DAVIES looks at how social democracy was gentrified.

Continue reading Labour party / Class

The turning tide

9 May 2018

LORETTA LEES: The state-led gentrification of council estates has alienated many residents from their – often Labour-run – local authorities.

Continue reading Housing

Constitutional crisis

4 May 2018

ALEXANDRA RUNSWICK: We live in radical times and that calls for radical reform.

Continue reading Democracy

The rights approach

3 May 2018

JULIE WARD MEP - Brexit threatens our work with the EU on global human rights, but there are also risks closer to home.

Continue reading Brexit / Human rights

Marxism revisited

26 April 2018

JON CRUDDAS MP AND FREDERICK HARRY PITTS: Does Marx have a place in the modern Labour party? An alternative reading of his work could inform a fresh agenda for the left.

Continue reading Labour party / History

Plugging the gaps

24 April 2018

DONNA KINNAIR: The nursing profession is haemorrhaging staff and it’s putting our NHS at risk.

Continue reading Health

Poll position

12 April 2018

GLEN O'HARA: Labour should do well in May - but beware of celebrating too soon.

Continue reading Democracy

Rising together

11 April 2018

ANDREW HARROP: Labour must not see the world through a middle-class lens.

Continue reading Inequality

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

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