We would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to all those who took part in the Young Fabians Writing Competition 2020. We were truly overwhelmed with the consistently high standard of the submissions, and the litany of fresh, bold and progressive ideas and arguments put forward. It made judging an extremely difficult task, but we thoroughly enjoyed reading each article. 

We are delighted to announce our twelve finalists, as well as the title of their pieces, as follows:

1.     Young, On the Left and Absolutely Exhausted - David Lawrence


2.     Reclaiming Social Democracy - Daniel Esson


3.     Remaking History - Leon McLauglin


4.    Foreign Aid and Frappés: Why the Decision to Abolish the Department for International Development Is Misguided - Patrick Hall


5.     In Defence of Pragmatism - Nicholas Budgen 


6.     It’s Getting Tense on the Left - Callum McFarlane 


7.     Condemnation Isn’t Enough – The UK Must Act to Protect Uyghur Rights - Paul Ritchie


8.     Identification and Intervention - Abigail Howe


9.     Watching David Bowie’s Glastonbury 2000 Set Showed Me How Far We Have Travelled in Our Perceptions of England - Max Bartlett


10.  Why We Need a Nutrition Policy That Delivers - Charlie Winstanley


11.  Unpacking the Need For Electoral Reform - Megan Kenyon


12.  Ending Extreme Poverty - Jeevun Sandher

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