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Winter 2018: Fabian Review


This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on new ideas to renew the centre-left with Matthew Laza, Liz Kendall MP and Daniel Sleat plus Kate Murray talks to Lisa Nandy MP.

Also in this issue: Emma Dent Coad MP argues it’s time for communities to take back control.

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Universal misery

13 February 2019

SARAH OWEN: Lives are being damaged by the rollout of universal credit and many of those worst hit are struggling in low-paid work.

Continue reading Class / Employment / Inequality / Poverty / Social security / Welfare
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The seeds of recovery

7 February 2019

Across Europe populism is on the rise and social democratic parties are taking a blow at the ballot box. Can progressive politicians reset the trajectory they’re currently on? We asked eight experts for the policy ideas that are needed to revive the centre-left.

Continue reading Elections / Labour party

Tricks of the trade

23 January 2019

NICK DEARDEN: We need to challenge the way we trade.

Continue reading Democracy / Economy / International relations / Trade

Positive vision

22 January 2019

LIZ KENDALL MP: Social democrats are too often defined by what they are against rather than what they are for.

Continue reading Labour party / Elections

A Fabian future

16 January 2019

As Kate Green MP finished her time as Fabian chair, she shared her reflections on the challenges ahead.

Continue reading Facing the Future / Labour party

New dimensions

14 January 2019

PAULA SURRIDGE: The old left-right divide means less and less as voters struggle to fit themselves into party boxes. If the centre-left is to revive, it must work within this new landscape.

Continue reading Democracy / Elections / Labour party

Power player

8 January 2019

LISA NANDY MP: Anger and despair have scarred our country and our politics. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Continue reading Labour party

Bridging the divides

4 January 2019

ANDREW HARROP: The centre-left’s intellectual renewal is already starting. That can only be good news - for when both sides of Labour’s broad church contribute ideas, Labour and the country will be better for it.

Continue reading Labour party

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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