From director to intern?

Joe Jervis

The referendum was never meant to be so close. By now the Remain strategy – centred on wheeling out economists, politicians and business brains to warn of Brexit’s threat to the economy – was meant to have ‘won’ enough daily news bulletins to convince the ‘undecideds’. Yet while recent polls show that 52 per cent…

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A one-off wealth tax

Nick Donovan

The repercussions of the global financial crisis still shape European politics. First, large public deficits developed as governments, in order to avoid a global depression, bailed out banks and propped up economies. This gave an opening to politicians on the right to place deficit reduction as the central economic task in the mind of the…


Archive: Jo Cox on progressive internationalism

Jo Cox

In December 2015 Jo Cox wrote her first essay for the Fabian Society, as part of our pamphlet Outward to the World. We hoped then that it would be her first of many Fabian publications, not the last. In ‘A new progressive internationalism’ Jo called for the left to ‘rebuild the case for a progressive…