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Socialism for a rainy day

Tom Daniels

Self-taxation in the age of Brexit In the wake of the election of Donald Trump in November, American liberal advocacy groups and charities saw a surge in donations. Planned Parenthood, which was vilified by all the candidates for the Republican nomination, received almost 80,000 contributions in the three days following Trump’s victory. In the past…

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Globalisation for the many

Stephany Griffith-Jones

A progressive approach to globalised finance needs to create a financial sector that funds investment in the real economy “I sympathise, therefore, with those who would minimise, rather than with those who would maximise, economic entanglement among nations. Ideas, knowledge, science, hospitality, travel – these are the things which should of their nature be international….

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Opportunities with China

Jessica Toale

As the UK seeks to build stronger bilateral relationships in the aftermath of the vote to leave the European Union, China has been top of the list. George Osborne famously ramped up the UK’s relationship with China and heralded the beginning of a new golden era of UK-China relations. The UK was fast to support…

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Business Behaving Badly Who can hold companies to account?

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW

This is a seminar hosted by the High Pay Centre which may be of interest to Fabian Society members. For all queries relating to this event please contact the High Pay Centre directly on [email protected] "The High...

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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?...