Amy Dwyer discusses the importance of a societal shift in attitudes towards women, backed by legislation.
Tommy Robinson Claims to Take Political Refuge in Marbella. But His Brand of Right-Wing Extremism Could Still Thrive in the Covid-19 Economic Crisis.
Tom Wilkinson discusses far-right agitator Stephen Yaxley-Lennon/"Tommy Robinson" and his relocation to Spain.
Martha Storey discusses the societal importance of technology in a post Covid-19 word.
Philippe Lefevre discusses the recent merger between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Department of International Development (DFID) into the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office.
Kirsty Jarvis discusses societal attitudes towards people living in poverty.
Marian Craig discusses the predicted exam results for the Scottish Highers.
FOOD COLONIALISM: The problem with our current food imports and the threat of future trade agreements.
George Richmond discusses the urgent need for a global humane food system.
Labour’s Future Jobs Fund Had Huge Benefits for Our Communities. With One Important Change the Kickstart Scheme Could Too.
Andrew Crichton discusses reform of the Kickstart Scheme and the benefits it could bring.
James Bartholomeusz discusses the impact of the BLM movement and Brexit on British politics.
Ruwayda Shariff discusses potential ways to tackle the rising inequality due to Covid-19 through welfare reform measures.
Emily Batchelor discusses the gender imbalance within the civil service.
Following the Young Fabian's "Getting into Political Journalism and Writing" event, event host and journalist Matt Honeycombe-Foster recommends some further resources.
A link to the event can be found here:
Amy Dwyer discusses the need for compulsory political education.
Elliot Bidgood discusses what COVID-19 has meant for local government, focusing on the impact on social care and what Labour should do next
Joe Cush discusses cycling inequality in the UK.
Will Barber Taylor discusses how 3-D printers can be used to make weapons, and the urgent need to update legislation to recognise this threat.
Jonny Winbow discusses why having an LGBTQ+ inclusive education curriculum in schools is crucially important.
Matthew Oulton discusses the Chancellor's speech last week, which outlined measures to protect jobs and the economy.
In the second article for the Young Fabians Health Network blog takeover, Emily Batchelor discusses the importance of celebrating our female NHS workers.
In the second article for the Young Fabians Health Network blog takeover, Emma Stevenson speaks to a junior doctor about his experiences of working in a hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the first article for the Young Fabians Health Network blog takeover, Milo Barnett discusses the importance of providing proper support and funding to children with special educational needs.
In the final article of his four-part series, Nicholas Trickett discusses the fiscal implications of a green new deal.
In the third article of his four-part series, Nicholas Trickett discusses security considerations and implications of a green new deal.
In the second article of his four-part series, Nicholas Trickett discusses a Green Deal through the lens of a post-Brexit Britain.
In the first article of his four-part series, Nicholas Trickett discusses how a comprehensive greening policy is desperately needed to avert climate catastrophe
Dan McCurry discusses how fiscal autonomy in Scotland could be delivered within the union as part of an incremental process to enable Scots to assess the real impact of dividing the UK.
James Potts highlights "sleep" as a vital area for policy makers to consider.
Amy Dwyer discusses the need for more female representation in positions of leadership.
Tom Plater discusses the UK's arts and culture sector, which has been plunged into a financial crisis due to Covid-19.
Dan McCurry discusses Anneliese Dodds' Pre-Summer Economic Statement Speech.
Joe Peck argues that Keir Starmer must develop his public persona beyond being just 'detailed orientated'.
Hal Hooberman discusses the need for the Labour Party to adapt and change to reflect and represent today's electorate.
Joe Bishop discusses why it is important that the Labour Party creates a powerful narrative, capturing and shaping the public mood.
Amber Khan discusses the government's plans to reform the Civil Service.
Anita Paradzayi writes about the critical role of diversity and inclusion in Public Affairs
Jack Clayton discusses the recent government decision to merge the Department for International Development into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Mark Whittaker discusses Boris Johnson's "New Deal" for the economic recovery of the UK post Covid-19.
Newly appointed women's officer for the Young Fabians, Emily Batchelor, discusses what feminism means to her.
Amy Dwyer argues that citizens in Hong Kong deserve greater advocacy and action from the British government.
Jonny Winbow discusses the urgent need for reformation around rules governing land owenership in the UK and proposes the idea of a landbank.
Milo Barnett discusses the formation of campaigning trends in the North East Devolution Referendum and how they have become established tools over the last 16 years.
Jessica Raspin discusses the Horizon Post Office scandal and its devastating consequences for Sub-postmasters.
Hal Hooberman writes a profile on Hugh Gaitskell and discusses the lessons that can be learnt from his career.
Zainab Rehman advises caution as the UK starts to dramatically lift lockdown measures.
Joe Cush discusses US presidential candidate Joe Biden and his record on equality and justice issues.
Razwan Hussain discusses the crisis in Kashmir and the devastating effect that the conflict has had on the Kashmiri people.
Matthew Randall outlines his vision for a renewed National Service.
Milad Sherzad discusses how Covid-19 has plunged the aviation industry into crisis and what steps must be taken for recovery.
Ella Rose discusses the reformation of youth movements within the Labour Party.
In the final article of his three-part "Understanding" series, Tom Marrs explains the concept of modern finance.
In the second article of his three-part "Understanding" series, Tom Marrs explains the concept of modern capitalism.
In the first article of his three-part "Understanding" series, Tom Marrs explains the concept of modern democracy.
Tina Bhartwas writes about her experience standing in a local election as a young person.
Safa Reza discusses the PREVENT strategy and the harmful implications it has for wider society.
Carolina Saludes discusses culture wars, and how the Labour Party must lead and shape national debate going forward.
Hal Hooberman writes a profile on Trade Unionist, Frank Chapple and discusses the lessons that the Labour Party can learn from his political career.
Poppy Stowell-Evans discusses why the feminist movement is vital in championing greater social mobility for working-class women.
Chris Smith writes a response to Amy Dwyers article on revising the school curriculum to include BAME history as British history.
Amy's article can be read here:
Ivana Bartoletti discusses strategies to ensure that advancements in technology work for all.
Greg Gillette discusses the damaging effects of uncensored social media content. He also makes the case for these channels to take a more active and responsible editorial approach to the content being published through their sites.
Matt Triggs discusses the government's handling of the Covid-19 statistics.
Connor Penman discusses how the housing crisis has been exasperated by Covid-19 and explores solutions to fix the broken housing market.
Si Jones discusses the government's decision to reject the proposals from the consultation of the Gender Recognition Act.
Glenn Armstrong discusses the fine balancing act needed for effective opposition to the Government during the Covid-19 crisis.
Cllr Freddie Bailey discusses why alternative measures to austerity must be implemented to deal with the economic impact of Covid-19.
Joe Waters writes an introduction to Universal Basic Income.
Pouneh Ahari discusses her research on the BLM movement.
We have put together a (non-exhaustive) guide, on actions that can be taken by non-black people to stand in solidarity with the black community and proactively take steps to challenge racism when we see it.
In the final article of the Scottish Young Fabian's blog takeover, Albie Mills discusses the politics of football in Scotland.
In the second article for the Scottish Young Fabians blog takeover, Albie Mills discusses why the statue of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville should be taken down.
In the first article for the Scottish Young Fabians blog take over, Dominic McGinley makes the case for unionism.
Greg Collins discusses how temporary measures put in place for MP's in Westminster, during the Covid-19 crisis, could catalyse permanent reform.
Jude Wilkinson discusses the Bristol protests that led to the statue of Edward Colton being torn down and thrown into a river.
Jack McGee discusses why, going forward, the Labour Party must reaffirm its commitment to the defence of the working classes.
Josh Tipple discusses why the NHS must reform and modernise.
Funmi Oduniyi discusses why the Labour Party must reconnect with the working class, and its core values of creating a fairer society for all.
Daniel Mayhew outlines why Labour's transport policy is outdated, and proposes a comprehensive alternative that considers the rural travelling public.
Harry Picken examines how a green industrial revolution could reverse the fortunes of key industries like manufacturing.
Amy Dwyer discusses the need for greater diversity within the history curriculum.
Charlie Winstanley discusses the urgent need for a reskilling agenda to properly equip the UK workforce with the tools to prosper in light of Covid-19.
Chris Smith writes about the importance of learning best practice from CLP's and local Councils, as well as celebrating our excellent Labour Councillors and grassroots activists across the country.
Jude Wilkinson explores modern threats to fair and transparent democracies across the world.
Amber Khan discusses the need for an extension to the Brexit transition period in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.
Jack Clayton discusses the populist approach to the Covid-19 crisis.
Edison Huynh discusses the need to have a wider conversation about the importance of education in the 21st century.
In response to Andrea Grainger's earlier series on the environment and economy, Chris Smith discusses Doughnut economics and an alternative economic programme.
Mhairi Tordoff discusses why we need greater representation for women in spheres of authority.
Shaban Nganizi calls for an independent public inquiry into the inequalities that have become embedded in society at the expense of BAME communities.
Sam Eccles discusses the need to reexamine the relationship between our armed forces and the Labour Party.
Councillor Joe Corry-Roake writes about how Councils are struggling to respond to Covid-19 due to lack of funding from central Government.
Tom Simpson analyses Government messaging during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Edmund Frondigoun discusses the long-term impact of Covid-19 on cities and what policy changes will be needed to adapt to the new normal.
James Small-Edwards discusses how Covid-19 has exposed the deep inequalities within British society and why we must redouble our efforts in dismantling injustices.
Charlotte Tosti writes a fascinating article on the how the Mafia is exploiting the financial hardships created by the Covid-19 crisis in Italy.
Broadcaster and author, Martin Plaut writes a fascinating historical account of Keir Hardie's time in South Africa.
Laura Cunliffe-Hall, Communications Officer for the Environment Network, explores how and why our public spaces are being re-shaped in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and how this can have long-term benefits for public health and our planet.
James Potts writes a profile on the Speaker of the House, Sir Lindsay Hoyle.
James Liu discusses how Covid-19 has exposed deep-rooted social and gender inequality but could be a catalyst for a dramatic reshaping of the economic landscape.
In the final part of his two-part series, Cllr Craig Wright discusses the need for urgent policy change to significantly enhance the life chances of our care leavers and help them overcome challenges unique to them.
In the first article of a two-part series, Cllr Craig Wright discusses the statistics around what happens when children leave the care of the local authority and transition into adulthood and independence.
Grahame Anderson details the establishment of a Young Fabians North East branch. He also invites people to join the exploratory meeting at 5.30pm Wednesday, 20 May 2020 via Zoom.
Chris Smith discusses why the Labour Party should be pushing for universal basic income in the name of constructive opposition.
Matthew Oulton explores how Covid-19 has dramatically transformed the way we work. He discusses how we must reconstruct societal norms to make the workplace more inclusive and more productive.
In the final part of her three part series, Andrea Grainger discusses the economy as a marker for societal success and the importance of considering more complex indicators.
In part two of her three-part series, Andrea Grainger discusses an alternative to the traditional economic model and the benefits that this could bring.
In part one of a three-part series, Andrea Grainger discusses the link between the climate and the economy and the radical policy changes needed to save the environment.
In part two of his two-part series on the NHS, Charlie Winstanley explores policy recommendations that can transform our healthcare system to be a person-centered and digitally-enabled NHS.
In part one of a two part series, Charlie Winstanley explores why, in light of the Covid-19 crisis, our healthcare system needs to change.
Claire Thomson discusses the problems with the housing system that Covid-19 has highlighted, and what the Labour Party should do to address this.
Leon Alleyne-McLaughlin discusses the danger in historical comparisons to the war during the Covid-19 crisis.
In the final article of his series on the role of the far left within politics, broadcaster and author Martin Plaut examines the Corbyn years and the Momentum machine.
In the second of three articles on the role of the far left within politics, broadcaster and author Martin Plaut explores the rise of the Militant Tendency faction in the 1970's and 1980's.
Understanding the past is not a guide to the future, but without it, we have little option but to keep repeating mistakes. In the first of three articles on the role of the far left, broadcaster and author, Martin Plaut looks at the origins of the Labour Party.
Greg Collins writes an analysis of Ed Miliband's new role in the shadow cabinet.
Zac Weisz discusses the case for closing down zoos around across the country.
Chris Smith discusses education policy in a post Covid-19 Britain.
Matthew Howard writes about why the Labour Party must take control of the argument on economic policy moving forward.
Chris Smith writes an excellent piece on the history of factionalism within the Labour Party.
Craig Wright writes in response to a recent article by Nina Cave, where she outlined how the success of the Michaela school could be repeated if all schools were funded properly.
William Lane writes a profile on Ben Nunn, Labour's new director of communications.
Sam Eccles discusses how Covid-19 has highlighted the case for globalism and a multilateral approach moving forward.
How Covid-19 Has Acted as a Catalyst for Bringing Social Unity to a Recently Politically Divided Nation
Fergus Smith writes about the social impact of Covid-19 and the increased social unity and strengthening of community ties in the face of the pandemic.
Daniel Monaghan explores how the UK can be a world-leading nation in promoting a more inclusive, equitable and democratic economy post Covid-19.
Matthew Howard explores how the Covid-19 pandemic is forcing us to rethink our economic policies. He also discusses why a universal basic income should be the future of any welfare state.
Councils and Coronavirus: How Are “Community Hubs” Bringing Together Local Authorities and Civil Society?
The Devolution and Local Government Network’s Elliot Bidgood writes part one of his series on what recent government announcements have meant for councils, voluntary organisations and new ‘Mutual Aid’ groups on the frontline of the response to coronavirus
Tobi Dada writes about the lack of representation for the black community in the upper echelons of the Labour Party and the wider implications of this on the community as a whole.
@NinaCave1 writes the third part in her series on education. She discusses the Michaela Community School in Wembley and their strict behaviour policies.
In the final article of her three-part series, Olivia Bennett discusses whether the legislation passed in response to coronavirus is proportionate and just.
Self Isolation Presents a Perfect Storm for Victims of Domestic Abuse – the Courts Must Continue to Function
In the second article of her three-part series on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the criminal justice system, Oliva Bennett discusses victims of domestic abuse and the vital need for the courts to continue to function for the safety of vulnerable people.
On World Health Day, read the Young Fabian Health Network update on Covid-19 with analysis of the Government response so far.
Olivia Bennett writes a three-part series on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the criminal justice system. In her first article, she discusses prisoners' rights and the legality of immigration detention during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With Keir Starmer’s success in the leadership election, it is time to see whether his ‘unity’ credentials can be put to the test in front of the UK’s most divided electorate: Scotland.
As Labour look set to elect another male leader, Victoria Parrett is frustrated with how women have been used in this contest.
Edward Hainsworth writes an interesting piece about social egg freezing and the legislative change needed to make the procedure more accessible to women.
@claytonj944 writes about how the Covid-19 outbreak could affect Donald Trump's prospects for re-election this November.
This update was co-authored by Chris Wongsosaputro, Chief Macroeconomist of the Young Fabian Economy and Finance Network and Amarvir Singh-Bal, The Secretary of the Economy and Finance Network and lead of the Economic Update Team.
Michael Gove’s infamously said ‘Britain’s has had enough of experts’.
Oliver Harman analyses how this compares to Boris Johnson being always flagged by his Chief Scientific Officer and how strictly we are being led by science currently, a vast change from a mere three years ago. Oliver also asks why health professionals get put on a pedestal whilst economists got slammed?
The second piece of a two-part series on Covid-19.
Thatcher’s infamously said ‘there is no such thing as society’.
Oliver Harman dissects how it is tricky for the British population to act with society in mind when we’ve had 30 years of a certain ideology pushing otherwise.
Read his illuminating first piece of a two part series on Covid-19.
Amidst the coronavirus crisis, the Devolution and Local Government Network’s @ElliotBidgood analyses the government’s decision to delay local elections to 2021