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The role of the university in Scotland’s future

The Scottish Fabians invite you to you to join us for a roundtable on Thursday 19 November 2015, 7pm to 9pm, on the role of the university in a progressive Scotland.

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Scottish Fabians 2015 conference programme

Our events programme for the Scottish Labour Conference, which takes place in Perth from 30 October to 1 November, is now available.

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Hope is essential for change

Ann McKechin on the need for political leadership that gives real grounds for hope.

Kezia Dugdale giving the keynote address

Reflect, Renew and Rebuild: a review of our one day conference

Reflect, Renew and Rebuild, our one day conference on 30 May at the STUC, Glasgow, offered an opportunity to consider Scottish Labour’s electoral collapse and how the party can start to move forward.

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Blue Labour’s theology of the common good

Blue Labour is the most significant intellectual movement to have emerged within British social democracy since Tony Blair’s modernisation project of the 1990s. Justin Reynolds reviews a collection of essays exploring the project’s philosophical and theological roots.

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What are Labour’s virtues?

Daniel Johnson, Scottish Labour candidate for Edinburgh Southern in the 2016 election, says we are in an era of Virtue Politics, and Labour must bring its virtues to life.

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The ‘N’ Word

Kenny Fleming urges Scottish Labour to develop a mature and textured response to civic nationalism, and its interactation with conventional left wing politics.