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This edition of the Fabian Review looks at Labour’s new leader in a crisis-hit world featuring Tim Heppell, Anneliese Dodds MP and David Coats, plus a special on the state of the union with Ian Murray MP, Harriet Protheroe Davis and Sarah Creighton.

Also in this issue: Neena Modi on the fragility of the NHS; David Lammy MP talks tribes; Brianna Craft on coronavirus and the climate emergency; Patti Tamara Lenard debates denationalisation.

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Cruel and unusual

17 July 2020

The power to revoke citizenship is undemocratic – but the UK government has been denationalising its citizens at an increasing rate. Patti Tamara Lenard looks closely at the Shamima Begum case.

Continue reading Human rights / Justice / Democracy
Opinion

Face the facts

16 July 2020

DAVID SMITH: Live facial recognition technology could compound racism in society.

Continue reading Race / Technology / Inequality / Justice
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A new Beveridge

26 June 2020

DAVID COATS: The coronavirus pandemic has exposed deep flaws in a social security system built for a different age. Now, more than ever, it is time to lay out a new vision for the future, writes David Coats.

Continue reading Social security / Welfare / Health / Labour party
Book review

The antidote

25 June 2020

HUDA ELMI: Lola Olufemi’s debut is a worthy guide for those seeking a more inclusive feminism.

Continue reading Class / Women / Justice / Race
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Brexit with a kilt on

8 June 2020

IAN MURRAY: Independence would not be in the interests of Scotland or the UK as a whole. We must stand firm against the breakup of the union.

Continue reading Scotland / Brexit / Democracy
Opinion

On the frontline

29 May 2020

ANNTOINETTE BRAMBLE: Power to change lives lies with Labour-run councils.

Continue reading Economy / Health / Labour party
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Leading the world

26 May 2020

BENJAMIN WARD: The UK is inconsistent in its commitment to human rights. If we truly want to be a force for good in this world, greater cooperation is vital.

Continue reading Conservatives / Democracy / Human rights / Foreign policy / International relations
Opinion

The new tribalism

4 May 2020

DAVID LAMMY MP: To combat polarisation, British identity must be rebuilt with
inclusiveness, openness and hope at its centre.

Continue reading Culture / Democracy / Immigration / Public Services
Opinion

Stark warnings

30 April 2020

NEENA MODI: It is no surprise that the NHS is struggling in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.

Continue reading Health / Conservatives / Economy
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Early lessons

21 April 2020

ANNELIESE DODDS MP: We cannot allow the chance to create a fairer country to be squandered once the coronavirus crisis is over.

Continue reading Economy / Tax / Employment / Welfare

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