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French lessons

Marie-Noelle Loewe

Marie-Noelle Loewe argues that the birth of Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche movement in France holds lessons for the moderate left here Sometimes, history does indeed repeat itself. So September 2016 has felt a lot like September last year: waiting for the result of the Labour leadership election, with a sense of doom that members are…

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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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Still a mountain to climb

Andrew Harrop

Just after the 2015 election the Fabian Society published The Mountain to Climb, a short research paper which demonstrated just how hard it will be for Labour to win a majority at the next election, once new constituency boundaries are in place. Yesterday draft boundaries for England and Wales were published for consultation, enabling us…