Fabian Society


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an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism

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She was a gifted author, her works including a biography of William Morris, and was involved in the Arts and Crafts movement, an early member of The Fabian Society, and a lifelong passionate advocate for the rights of women.
Khan's address on gender equality to the Fabian Society in central London was suspended for several minutes yesterday morning while a small number of demonstrators from a recently formed far-right group called the White Pendragons made their protest.
The Fabian Society's Commission on Future Spending Choices was established to consider these questions, and in October 2013 published its final report 2030 Vision (Commission on Future Spending Choices, 2013), which makes recommendations for spending in the next parliament and beyond.
Mr Balls told the annual Fabian Society conference in central London yesterday that "those with the broadest shoulders" should bear a "fairer share of the burden".
Organised by the Birmingham Fabian Society in partnership with the Methodist Tax Justice Network, the event on April 27 is from 10am - 1pm at the Priory Conference Centre, in Bull Street.
Fleshing out his vision of One Nation Labour in a speech to the Fabian Society in London, Miliband also highlighted new policies designed to help people priced out of buying homes.
The Fabian Society, who commissioned the poll, claimed the result showed the SNP had "blown it" in the independence contest.
In temperament, outlook, and vocation, British playwright Shaw (1856-1950) was primarily an artist, says Carpenter (emeritus English, Binghamton U.), and so the activities that he engaged in to further the democratic socialist ideals of the Fabian Society were often a bit different than those of his comrades, and sometimes even considered a little suspect by the more conventional Marxist-Leninists in the crowd.
Tom Hampson of the left-wing Fabian Society reckons the derogatory term is "deeply offensive, sneering and dangerous, and shouldn't be acceptable".
The inaugural press awards were organised in conjunction with the Fabian Society to recognise good journalism in the fields of employment and skills.
Reported annual pay packages of more than pounds 6 million for some players, such as England and Chelsea defender John Terry, are more than 100 times what they should be, according to the YouGov study for thinktank the Fabian Society.
* A Better Choice of Choice: Quality of Life, Consumption and Economic Growth, by Roger Levett with Ian Christie, Michael Jacobs, and Riki Therivel, is published by the Fabian Society. It is available, priced 9.95[pounds sterling] + 1 [pounds sterling] p&p, from the Fabian Society, 11 Dartmouth Sreet, London SW1H 9BN.
Grigg trumpeted Wells' joining the Fabian Society to further this tenuous link to Marxism, yet conveniently failed to point out that Wells had resigned from the society by 1908 after a failed coup against the Fabian "old guard" of the Webbs and George Bernard Shaw.
Should this be the response to Race Matthews' eulogy in Arena Magazine of the Fabian Society as the epitome of diversity and political abstentionism, virtually a new anarchist grouping?