"There are so many amazing women in the modern trade union movement, and the image of the average trade unionist is not as male, pale and stale as it once was."
So this International Women’s Day, I’d like to call on women to protect their interests in the workplace and join the trade union relevant to their workplace. Join up with your colleagues and create a force so strong that no employer can treat you unfairly or take you for granted.
As part of the Local Government series on innovation run by our Local Government liaison officer, Adam Allnutt, we held an event in Liverpool. Following a productive meeting, Sean Flynn writes on local government funding.
The United Nations Mercenary Convention Bans Killing For Money. So Why Has the UK Refused To Sign It?
"The use of mercenaries is a dangerous relic from the past which unfortunately continues to be propped up by policymakers"
But the customs union is not enough, we must be fighting for membership of the single market.
It is with municipal socialism that we can make a tangible difference in policy in the current political climate
Our European neighbours have more in common with us socially and economically than China, and if we are to succeed alone, there is still much we can learn from them.
If Theresa May has virtually eliminated the UKIP threat from the right, has Corbyn done the same with the Greens on the left?
Maura McKeon is a Young Fabian and member of the contributing writer team. She tweets at @maurapoppins.
All views are Maura’s own and not that of Durham County Council.
Arran Parry-Davies is a Young Fabian and member of the contributing writer team. Follow him on Twitter at @Arran8
Ellie Vincent is a Young Fabian and member of our contributing writer team.
Jeevun Sandher is a Young Fabian and member of the contributing writer team. He tweets at @JeevunSandher