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Homelessness: a co-operative solution

Wayne Simmons

With the Co-Operative party celebrating its centenary this year, Wayne Simmons looks at how co-operative approaches can be employed to address a social injustice close to his heart: homelessness. It’s Christmas Day, 1998, and I’m surrounded by Belfast’s homeless. The first day at my new job as a support worker with a local hostel for…

LSE Library

The challenges that still exist

Jennette Arnold

Despite first being observed in the early 1900s, International Women’s Day is still in full force today. This year’s theme – #BeBoldForChange – calls on all of us to make a world that works better and is gender inclusive. But why is it still so important in 2017? Although society has moved on from the…

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Power to the people

Jim McMahon

If we want to show how Labour can make a lasting difference to lives, we need to look to the local We know the power of people because we see it every day in our own communities. But too often people feel powerless to effect change in their lives because of the centralist way the…

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Eastern Regional Conference: Responsible Capitalism

Westgate Church, Westgate, Peterborough

Our Eastern Regional Conference will be hosted by the Peterborough Fabians on 18th May and will be entitled 'Responsible Capitalism'. Come and join the Fabians at our latest regional conference at which we'll be discussing what Ed...

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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?...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker

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