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The little tramp of the left

Richard Carr

Charlie Chaplin was not only a comic genius but a citizen of the world and progressive campaigner. And his political story has surprising resonances today, as Richard Carr explains For much of the interwar period the left was awash with ideas, but often far from actual power. Barring two short-lived Labour administrations, Britain was presided…

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Transforming the country

Roy Kennedy

‘May you live in interesting times’ as the phrase says. Well few would dispute the fact that we have, ever since the exit poll on the night of the 2015 General Election which pointed to our worst fears – that for the first time since 1992 we would elect a majority Tory government in the…

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Family and kinship for the 21st century

Claire Sewell

Finding affordable, good quality, flexible childcare has long been a headache for working parents. But the government has plans to address this issue. This September the amount of free childcare offered to three and four year olds in England will be doubled from 15 to 30 hours per week during term time. Although the government…

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Fabian Gala Dinner 2013

National Liberal Club, Royal Horseguards Hotel, 2 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EJ

Come and join the Fabians at our annual Gala Dinner as we raise essential funds that allow us to continue our work. This year's Gala Dinner in association with TUFM will take place in the National Liberal Club...

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Saying goodbye to Dartmouth Street

11 Dartmouth Street, London, SW1H 9BN

Come and join us at Number 11 Dartmouth Street for an informal goodbye to the home of the Fabian Society for over 80 years. We'll be joined by former General Secretaries, Executive Committee members and Fabians for an...

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Beveridge Lecture Series 2012/13: Liam Byrne MP

Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS

The Fabian Society is delighted to partner on this event with Toynbee Hall. On December 1 1941 the Beveridge Report set out the makings of the welfare state – and since then Britain has changed dramatically. Exactly 70 years on,...

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Fabian AGM 2012

Conference Hall, Mary Sumner House (Mother’s Union), 24 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3RB.

Labour’s Public Face: How voters feel about the people’s party...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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