Fabian Society


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Fabian Society

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an association of British socialists advocating the establishment of democratic socialism by gradual reforms within the law: founded in 1884

Fa′bian Soci`ety


n.
an organization founded in England in 1884 to spread socialist principles gradually by peaceful means.
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Noun1.Fabian Society - an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Fabian - a member of the Fabian Society in Britain
First Baron Passfield, Sidney James Webb, Sidney Webb, Webb - English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
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She was a Newcastle councillor and Fabian, and I enjoyed her wit and wisdom when she chaired meetings of the Tyneside Fabian Society.
Mayor Khan pauses during his speech during an interruption by demonstrators at the Fabian Society New Year Conference.
1884: The Fabian Society was founded to promote socialist ideals.
Research by the Fabian Society also found that two out of five workers say they have little or no influence over their working hours.
Mr Brown, who received a standing ovation at the Fabian Society event in London, quoted from Labour Party rules: "We can achieve more together than ever we could achieve on our own.
Labour backers will be crucial to the referendum decision on June 23, but only 56 per cent are highly likely to vote, research by the left-wing Fabian Society shows.
Addressing a Fabian Society conference in London, Mr Corbyn said too much of the proceeds of economic growth in the UK has gone to those at the top.
Projections by the socialist Fabian Society and Landman Economics showed significantly wider inequality by 2030 than they had expected before the general election.
The Fabian Society accuses the PM of having no strategy for tackling hunger.
Yet Fabian Society calculations show how a government in 2015 can return the public finances to a sustainable position without neglecting the economic and social investment which will lay the foundation of national success in the future.
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".