Dark days

Andrew Harrop

These are dark days for Britain, for the left, and for the Fabian way. The outcome of the referendum was a defeat for Fabianism – a rejection of our internationalism, our collectivism, our spirit of tolerance and openness. It was a defeat for evidence, reason and expertise. On the left, there were individual leave supporters…


Exit from the EU

Stephen Beer

What is happening to the UK post-referendum and how should Labour respond? The decision to leave the European Union was, amongst other things, a shock to the economy. However, the economic and financial reaction so far has been mixed and has not followed the exact script laid down by the remain campaign. It is important…

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Democratic reform: Labour List guest edit

Olivia Bailey

Today the Fabians are guest editing Labourlist to talk about the important issue of democratic reform. We’ll be posting articles covering all aspects of our democracy, including political education, voting reform and the mechanics of how our elections work. This guest edit is part of an ongoing Fabian project to write a new charter for…