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The politics of migration

Karl Pike

The former foreign secretary, David Miliband, observed a couple of years ago that all over the world there are “societies struggling to cope with migration, and to cope without it”. His words could be applied to the tension in British politics today: our economy and our society need migration, yet much of the political discourse…

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Go local

Tara Paterson

‘All politics is local.’ If this old American refrain should ring true anywhere today it is in the marginal constituencies of Labour MPs. In the face of worrying poll numbers, many have suggested that Labour candidates looking to defend their seats should highlight their local work and community issues instead of making the pitch for…

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While the superficial sunshine lasts

Chris Nicholas

In going for an early election focused on Brexit, the Conservative government knows even the superficially good economic news is unlikely to last. Four years of GDP growth, high levels of employment, the deficit down to pre-2008 levels and the stock exchange at record highs might all suggest the sun is shining on the British…

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Fabian Society Gordon Brown speech

Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QH

The nations, the regions and the future of Britain after Brexit In a speech for the Fabian Society in Westminster, Gordon Brown will argue that the Brexit vote on 23 June should be interpreted as a revolt of Britain’s...

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The Fabian Society AGM 2016

Broadway House, Tothill Street, London SW1H 9NQ

Saturday 19 November | 13:30-16:30 | Stephenson Room, Broadway House, London SW1H 9NQ Dear Fabian friends, Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say in the Fabian Society’s policy direction. As with every year,...