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Winning the country

Kate Murray

New Labour was famous for its grasp of the importance of the message. Its communications strategy – or spin, depending on your perspective – is acknowledged to have played a crucial role in securing three consecutive election victories. More recently, the advances made by Labour under Jeremy Corbyn have been attributed, in part at least,…

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Economic and social rights as human rights

Andrew Fagan

Many people in the UK live in a chronic state of fear and anxiety and a profound dissatisfaction with the way things are. There is a great deal to be concerned about: job insecurity, old age, increasingly uncertain access to health care, the lack of safe and affordable housing, schools, and even the pot-holes in…

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An inclusive education

Mandy Garford

Education is the passport to opportunity. It is only right that all children are given equal opportunities to reach their full potential, educated in a world-class system to become the next leaders, entrepreneurs, teachers, strategists, economists, doctors, lawyers or scientists. First, this means addressing the inequality that has a huge impact on life chances. A…

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Greater Manchester Fabians: The Socialist Way Book Launch

People's History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, Lancashire M3 3ER

The Fabian Society is proud to extend this invite from the Greater Manchester Fabians - in association with the People's History Museum and IB Tauris - to its wider membership. The event will celebrate the publication of 'The Socialist Way', a major...

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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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Family, Ageing and the Care Society: Full speech by Liz Kendall

Committee Room 14, House of Commons, Westminster SW1A 0AA

In association with Labour's Policy Review Liz Kendall delivered a keynote speech on how changes in family life and the implications of our ageing population call for radical new approaches to public services and the role of the...

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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?...