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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Labour's Deputy Leader was appearing at a lecture hosted by the Fabian Society where he was due to recall his memories of Smith and praise his strong brand of values based on Christian socialism.
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Speaking at the Fabian Society's new year conference in London, Mr Watson said the party had a duty to respect the result of the 2016 EU referendum.
Speaking at the Fabian Society's new year conference in London, he said that with time running out before Brexit day on March 29, it now appeared "inevitable" the Government would have to apply for an extension to the Article 50 withdrawal process.
1884: The Fabian Society was founded to promote socialist ideals.
Trade union Community and the Fabian Society think-tank have launched Commission on Workers and Technology to look at steps to support workers.
I attended a meeting of the Fabian Society in Charles Street, Cardiff, and when questioned on his Abortion Bill to amend the law, noting that he was an atheist, he replied that it was because this was the only life he had that he felt so strongly about it.
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.
He added: "If we then decided we were going to walk away from our nearest neighbours, refuse to cooperate on economic and other matters vital to our future, deny young people the chance to plan for the future because we are breaking links to countries that are nearest to us, what sort of message would we send to the world?" 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.