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EU Seminar: Scotland and the EU

The Scottish Fabians was delighted to host a seminar on 5 March discussing Scotland and the UK’s role in the European Union. Catherine Stihler MEP, Ann McKechin MP and Claire Baker MSP talked about the challenges the EU faces during a period of prevailing euroscepticism, here in Britain and across the continent.

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Labour and the SNP: Breakfast with Lord Foulkes

The Scottish Fabians enjoyed a pre Scottish Labour Conference breakfast with former MP and MSP Lord Foulkes on Saturday. The informal discussion focused on the pressing challenge of how Labour should best deal with the electoral threat presented by the SNP.

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Back to The Future of Socialism

Justin Reynolds reviews Peter Hain’s case for the continued relevance of Anthony Crosland’s seminal 1956 book The Future of Socialism.

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The Spectre of a “Yes” Alliance

Gerard McMahon sets out his assessment how effectively a “Yes” alliance could haunt Labour in Scotland. Having just come through the Halloween period, we have got used to seeing ghosts….

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Potential for Change

David Gow outlines the need for radical renewal in the Social Democratic agenda across Europe.   Six years after the Great Recession took root with the collapse of US investment…

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To Be a Movement Again

Duncan Hothersall, Editor of Labour Hame and Scottish Fabian Executive member, outlines Scottish Labour’s need to rediscover and remember its roots and mission as a movement of and for the…

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What’s Labour’s Story?

Trevor Davies outlines the need for Labour to develop new language, rediscover its stories to communicate its mission for change in Scotland.   Some said it was hope against fear….

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Annual General Meeting

2pm, 15th November 2014 Glasgow Caledonian University – Room W115, Hamish Wood Building Following the Independence Referendum, Scottish poitics is at a critical juncture.  Come and disucss  how Scottish Fabians…

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Beermat Strategy Session: After the Referendum

3.30pm Saturday 25th October, Canal Station Bar, Paisley This latest Beermat Strategy Session seeks to add to our sessions looking at the European results to consider what lessons the referendum…

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Labour’s Britain: A sea change in manufacturing

Ann McKechin MP sets out the need for a new approach to rebuild manufacturing in Britain. First published on the Fabian Website on 23 September 2014 Britain, long known as…