"There is an obvious temptation to link the need for renewable investment only to climate change, but voters are driven as much by passion as by logic."
"Moderates have failed to engage with the way the world has changed. Not just in terms of the impact and aftershocks of the 2008 financial crisis or Brexit, but in the way in which politics is conducted."
"Ultimately, it is a political choice whether a government prioritises free school meals or breakfast clubs. The academic benefits are pretty even between both schemes, however the studies demonstrated that breakfast clubs have more wider benefits which will affect more children."
"Labour’s history of anti-communism is one to be proud of. The championing of liberty and democracy over fanciful utopias, the hard graft of improving people’s lives, is one to be proud of."
"When the benefits are so diffuse, across the world now and in the future, but the costs are specific and direct on individuals who stand to gain from exploiting new technologies or firms’ bottom lines, we cannot rely on them to make the right choice"
"The Labour Party and the wider anti-racist movement need to do better at placing counter narratives online"
"A future Labour Government could create a lasting legacy where the UK is able to lead on the resolution of humanitarian issues"
"The lack of equal marriage and abortion rights in Northern Ireland is a symptom of the problem of stubborn politicians clinging to power at the expense of progress."
"The NES will only be a success if it’s local, autonomous and with adequate investment. It has to be a true partnership between headteachers, governors, unions, educational charities like The Access project, and local government. A National Educational Service does not and should not look the same in London as it does in Birmingham."
"In short, to fundamentally change the status quo when it comes to work in Britain. A Labour government has the power to do this. But it will take time, political capital and a measure of luck."
The Young Fabian book club met up to discuss David Goodhart's The Road to Somewhere.
Chris Spencer writes up the event for our blog. Look out for the next edition of the magazine for the accompanying book review by Leon Alleyne McLaughlin.