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The rise of youth

Kate Alexander Shaw

Does age now trump class in British politics? Labour’s surprise success in June’s election, gaining 32 seats and winning 40 per cent of the popular vote, has quickly been absorbed within a new narrative about the rise of youth. Before the election, the conventional wisdom was that there was little point in courting young adults…

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A final push

Lewis Baston

Labour won this campaign – but its task at the next election will be a complicated one, as Lewis Baston explains One should not slip into thinking that Labour ‘won’ the 2017 election. The Conservatives were still ahead on votes and seats and formed a government – shaky, to be sure, but Tory ministers are…

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Politics in the platform age

Jeremy Gilbert

The election marked a turning point and a radical Labour  victory is now within grasp, argues Jeremy Gilbert What made the extraordinary and unexpected result of the 2017 election possible? Several popular explanations have been widely circulated. The first attributes the result to contingent decisions and the effects of personalities. According to this story, it…

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>] ...

Town hall

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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