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Book review: A whistleblower’s tale

Vassilis K Fouskas

Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment, Yanis Varoufakis, 2017, Bodley Head, £20 Yanis Varoufakis, a British-trained economist who taught for many years in Australia, Britain and Greece, was Greece’s finance minister for 162 days during Syriza’s first few months in office in 2015. His duties were anything but ordinary. With his…

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Shared prosperity

Reema Patel

Voters who feel left behind want their concerns to be heard. A more inclusive economy offers a way to reconnect with them Over the last year, we have lived through two key moments in British democracy: the EU referendum and the general election. The immediate aftermath of the referendum vote revealed a profoundly divided Britain…

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Britain’s ebbing economy

Chris Nicholas

The end of the belated and weak post-2008 recovery is exposing Britain’s economic weaknesses. If we are not to fall ever further behind, a new determined economic strategy is needed in place of failed Neo-liberal policies. Headline GDP only recovered to pre-crisis levels in late 2013. Growth was then desultory and has now slowed to…

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Anatomy: Banking Reforms

With the impending reforms to the Banking sector, the Young Fabians Future of Finance Network invites you to join our analysis of the banking reforms whitepaper with Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,  Rachel Reeves MP. Tuesday, 4th September 2012...

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Scrub Up: Banking reforms

Drink, Shop and Do, 9 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DX

The Young Fabian Future of Finance Network is hosting an round table discussion on Banking Reform. 7:00pm, Thursday 16th August 2012, from 19:00. Drink, Shop and Do, 9 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DX This event will provide direction and...

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Fairness and Responsibility in an Unequal Society

The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London

In the wake of the financial crisis there has been a renewed interested in issues of fairness and responsibility. But what do these notions really mean? And how should they be applied to the social issues of our time?...