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Shifting the debate

Jessica Toale

Kicking off a Fabian Review series on the refugee crisis, Jessica Toale says Labour must do more to shift the debate This week Theresa May spoke at the UN summit on refugees and migrants. The world is facing the greatest refugee crisis in its history with 65 million people displaced globally, yet May asserted her…

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The Commonwealth, Europe and the left

Adebusuyi Adeyemi

Could you imagine a decent political leader from the Commonwealth seeking the advice of a British front-line political figure on the ‘left’? That looks ever more unlikely if things carry on as they are. The – at times – comical travails of recent events seem more suited to the 60′s slapstick Carry On series that…

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The genius and limitation of the Swedish model

Carl Rowlands

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Olaf Palme, Sweden’s Social Democrat prime minister, only so far warranting minimal attention in the British media. However, in Sweden, Palme, and his assassination, remain a constant source of fascination. His domestic policies, perhaps surprisingly, were regarded at the time as being centrist, placing him…

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‘Europe for us all’ conference: Brighton

Saturday 19 March 2016, 13:00-17:00 | Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD The UK’s relationship with Europe has reached a turning-point. David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership is drawing to a close. The in/out referendum...

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‘Europe for us all’ conference: Cardiff

Saturday 6 February 2016, 13:00-17:00 | Cardiff City Hall, Gorsedd Gardens Rd, Cardiff, CF10 3ND The UK’s relationship with Europe has reached a turning-point. David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership is drawing to a close. The in/out referendum...

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Britain and Europe 2020

11 March 2015, 10am - 5pm | Edwardian I, St James's Court Hotel, 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF We are delighted to announce that Peter Mandelson, Labour peer and former European commissioner, and Pat McFadden MP, shadow minister for Europe, will...

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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...

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Next Generation Europe: Policy Report Launch

Committee Room 12, Houses of Parliament

Come and join the Fabians as we launch our new policy report in association with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung entitled, 'Next Generation Europe'. The event will feature contributions from Shadow Europe Minister Emma Reynolds MP as well as the report's authors. The...

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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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Britain and Europe

Amnesty International UK, London

In, out or somewhere in betweeen? Our Fabian & European Commission Conference was held on Saturday 19 February 2011 The conference assessed which vision of Britain's future relationship with Europe was right for us. Baroness Shirley Williams gave the...

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Back to Earth

Ania Skrzypek-Claassens, Ed Wallis

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