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            13 April 2020

            LATEST FROM THE FABIANS

            Our new publications are included in the latest mailing to members: Public Services Futures, a FEPS-Fabian book on welfare states in the digital age, and Let Us Face the Future Again, a Fabian Society pamphlet by Wes Streeting MP. Download them here.

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            THE SELF-EMPLOYMENT JUSTICE GAP

            4 June 2020

            Our new report makes the case for an online dispute resolution service for self-employed workers.

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            JUSTICE BEGINS AT HOME

            8 June 2020

            EMMANUEL ONAPA: Black people in the US and UK are united in their experience of state violence and racial injustice.

            Continue reading Health / Race / Justice

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            The Fabian Review

            Spring 2020, Volume 132 - No.1

            This edition of the Fabian Review looks at Labour's new leader in a crisis-hit world featuring Tim Heppell, Anneliese Dodds MP and David Coats, plus a special on the state of the union with Ian Murray MP, Harriet Protheroe Davis and Sarah Creighton.

            Also in this issue: Neena Modi on the fragility of the NHS; David Lammy MP talks tribes; Brianna Craft on coronavirus and the climate emergency; Patti Tamara Lenard debates denationalisation.

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            A new Beveridge

            26 June 2020

            DAVID COATS: The coronavirus pandemic has exposed deep flaws in a social security system built for a different age. Now, more than ever, it is time to lay out a new vision for the future, writes David Coats.

            Continue reading Social security / Welfare / Health / Labour party
            Book review

            The antidote

            25 June 2020

            HUDA ELMI: Lola Olufemi’s debut is a worthy guide for those seeking a more inclusive feminism.

            Continue reading Class / Women / Justice / Race
            Insight

            Universal credit is making children hungry

            21 June 2020

            New Fabian Society analysis reveals the gap between out-of-work benefits for families and the 2020 poverty line - and calls for two urgent reforms to increase incomes for families with children

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            Opinion

            Climate evacuees

            15 June 2020

            JAKE CLARKE: On Refugee Week, we must turn our attention to climate-induced migration and climate refugees.

            Continue reading Environment / Immigration
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            Brexit with a kilt on

            8 June 2020

            IAN MURRAY: Independence would not be in the interests of Scotland or the UK as a whole. We must stand firm against the breakup of the union.

            Continue reading Scotland / Brexit / Democracy
            Opinion

            Justice begins at home

            5 June 2020

            EMMANUEL ONAPA: Black people in the US and UK are united in their experience of state violence and racial injustice.

            Continue reading Race / Health / Justice

            Our publications

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            The self-employment justice gap

            The case for online dispute resolution

            This report makes the case for an online dispute resolution (ODR) service for self-employed workers and explores the role such a service could provide. It shows that self-employed workers face challenges distinct from employees and argues for new sys...

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            Public Service Futures

            Welfare States in the Digital Age

            In this collection, contributors from across Europe and the?UK offer an insight into how the 2020s can be a?time of?great possibility for public services, with huge potential?for?new technologies to?meet our shared needs and strong public?interest in...

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            Let Us Face The Future Again

            Wes Streeting MP

            After a disastrous election result, Wes Streeting MP sets out a Labour programme which can win again and, in so doing, improve the lives of millions. In the spirit of the 1945 Labour manifesto, he suggests it is time for Labour to face the future aga...

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            Path to power

            The Fabian leadership essays

            As Labour members and supporters cast their votes for the person they most trust to meet the challenges ahead, we asked all three leadership contenders to set out their priorities for leading the party back to power. Here, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa N...

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            Framing the Future

            A new pensions commission

            A joint report from the Fabian Society and Bright Blue calls for a new pensions commission and presents plans for how it should work

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            Where next?

            Reforming social security over the next 10 years

            A revolution in social security is needed after the general election including a 1-year emergency plan and a 10-year blueprint for reform, according to a new Fabian Society report published after 9 months of consultation.

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            People not problems

            Politicians respond to five experiences of severe and multiple disadvantage

            People not Problems?sets out the real-life challenges of those facing severe and multiple disadvantage and asks policymakers to respond.

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            Everyday Socialism

            How to rebuild Britain

            Good jobs, responsible employers and prosperous communities are?the foundation of a thriving economy. How can we ensure that they?are?available to everyone, no matter where they live?

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            Beyond affordability

            What tenants want from rent controls

            New Fabian Society research reveals that renters’ support for rent controls is motivated by more than just saving money, with the results suggesting private renters want rent regulation to tackle insecurity and unfair treatment.

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            Progressive federalism

            A different way of looking at the UK

            A new Fabian Society report argues?progressive federalism is better than independence for Scotland.

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            Capital gains

            A global city in a changing world

            Capital Gains?presents proposals to Sadiq Khan for his second term as London mayor.

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