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What workers think about work, and how politics should respond

Cameron Tait

Last week’s employment figures showed the UK’s employment rate continues to remain at record levels, which will no doubt give Philip Hammond confidence going in to the Autumn Statement. But there’s growing unease about the quality of work that is being produced, from low pay and low productivity to exploitative contracts. But how do these…

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Bridging the gap

Andrew Mitchell

With the triumph of Donald Trump in the United States and the victory of the leave campaign in the EU referendum, a distinct anti-establishment discourse has developed in Europe and the US. But with the continued rise of the Front National (FN) in France and an expectation that Marine Le Pen will win the first…

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Trump’s Triumph: a warning for Labour

Andrew Harrop

So now we know. The rational, evidence-based, pro-government, left-liberal feminist was unable to defeat the emotive, post-fact, anti-establishment, authoritarian misogynist. The shocking presidential election result, just months after the Brexit referendum, is another body-blow to the values which underpin the Fabian tradition. The implications of Donald Trump’s victory are huge for the United States and for global…