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Bringing democracy online

Areeq Chowdhury

Online voting is not only a necessity but an inevitability, writes Areeq Chrowdhury We’re not even halfway through, and 2017 has already brought about another political earthquake in Western democracy. An earthquake in the sense that an election that was meant to end up as a thumping majority for the incumbent Conservative party ended up…

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An even greater prize

James Coldwell

Aside from YouGov, did anyone foresee last week’s election result? Most pollsters were way off the mark, as were the majority of those who placed bets on the outcome. Social media is now awash with spliced clips of Labour grandees forecasting the party’s demise. Yet they expressed the same level of pessimism as Len Mccluskey,…

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Getting into power

Luke Akehurst

Seven weeks ago, the task facing Jeremy Corbyn was a lot simpler – to survive politically. The assumption was that Labour would be crushed in the general election and the extent of that defeat would determine whether Corbyn could hold onto internal power within a much depleted party. Corbyn’s own contribution – in terms of…

Europe

Public attitudes to the EU Referendum

Wednesday 20 April 2016 18.30 - 20.00 Grimond Room, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW   [<a href="//storify.com/TheFabians/public-attitudes-to-the-eu-referendum" target="_blank">View the story "Public attitudes to the EU Referendum" on Storify</a>] ...

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Letting go? Labour’s plan for devolution in England

'Letting go? Labour’s plan for devolution in England' - Fabian Society breakout at LGA Labour Conference 2015 Saturday 7 February 2015, 1-2pm | East Midland Conference Centre, University Park, Beeston Lane, Nottingham NG7 2RJ Speakers: Graham Allen MP (chair, political...

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Fabian AGM 2013

Conference Hall, Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3RB

Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say in the Fabian Society's policy direction. As with every year, we will host a discussion ahead of the formal business of our AGM. These discussions are based...

Environment-and-Citizenship

Fabian Summer Conference: Green Labour

Come and join the Fabian Society on July 6th at our Summer conference entitled Green Labour. We are delighted to announce that our morning keynote will be given by Will Hutton. Our Summer Conference will take place at the...

Europe

Why Europe? The left’s answer

Park Crescent Conference Centre, International students house, near 229 Great Portland St

Thank you to all those who attended our Europe Conference on Saturday 16th February. The day attracted over 200 delegates and saw great debates from participants from a variety of backgrounds. If you'd like to read Douglas Alexander's speech,...

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Yes We Can

Nick Anstead, Will Straw

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