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5 November 2019


15 million people in the UK are expected to be living in poverty in 2020 including 2 million pensioners and over 4 million children. Where Next? calls on the next government to introduce an urgent ‘rescue’ package immediately after the general election followed by a sustained increase in spending.

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5 November 2019

LUKE MURPHY: Naomi Klein is right – fighting for a Green New Deal can help overcome the divides our economic system has created and ultimately strengthen the climate movement.

Continue reading Economy / Environment / Inequality


4 November 2019

MARJORIE KELLY: The seeds of a democratic economy are growing invisibly around us.

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The Fabian Review

Autumn 2019, Volume 131 - No.3

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on the battle for the souls of the Labour and Conservative parties with contributions from Zubaida Haque, Paul Mason, Rosie Duffield MP, Rosena Allin-Khan MP, and Daniel Johnson MSP, plus Kate Murray talks to Stella Creasy MP.

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Taking care of business

1 November 2019

LIZ HIND: Labour is championing ideas that can support women in business, but we need a more coherent policy and a coordinated strategy to deliver results.

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New Fabian Society executive committee

30 October 2019

We are delighted to announce our new executive committee.

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Unfinished business

28 October 2019

ROY KENNEDY: The next Labour government must be ready to devolve real power to the English regions.

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Goodbye to borders

24 October 2019

NANDITA SHARMA: A world without borders might seem like an impossible feat, but it is the only way to truly protect the rights and liberties of working people.

Continue reading Class / Immigration / Human rights / Inequality

A council house renaissance

21 October 2019

DANNY BEALES: Redistribution is at the heart of building the new generation of council housing.

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Learning lessons

18 October 2019

JOSH ABEY: When electoral success occurs – as in Spain and Portugal, but also in Finland, Denmark, Malta and Slovakia in recent years – we must strive to understand how and why in order to draw useful conclusions for Labour in the UK.

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People not problems

Politicians respond to five experiences of severe and multiple disadvantage

People not Problems sets out the real-life challenges of those facing severe and multiple disadvantage and asks policymakers to respond.

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Everyday Socialism

How to rebuild Britain

Good jobs, responsible employers and prosperous communities are the foundation of a thriving economy. How can we ensure that they are available to everyone, no matter where they live?

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Beyond affordability

What tenants want from rent controls

New Fabian Society research reveals that renters’ support for rent controls is motivated by more than just saving money, with the results suggesting private renters want rent regulation to tackle insecurity and unfair treatment.

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Progressive federalism

A different way of looking at the UK

A new Fabian Society report argues progressive federalism is better than independence for Scotland.

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Capital gains

A global city in a changing world

Capital Gains presents proposals to Sadiq Khan for his second term as London mayor.

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People Power

Building an industrial strategy with workers at its heart

The Changing Work Centre, a joint initiative from the Fabian Society and Community, has today launched a new report which calls for a new focus on workers at the heart of industrial strategy.

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Summer 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review explores ideas on greening Labour with contributions from Ed Miliband MP, Sue Hayman MP, and Nadia Whittome plus Kate Murray talks to Yvette Cooper MP. 

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Getting Organised

Low-paid self-employment and trade unions

Trade unions need to better represent the UK’s 4 million self-employed workers, according to a new report by the Fabian Society.

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