29 May 2020,
Mike Buckley on why, amidst the pandemic, the public should still be kept informed of the looming deadlines over the UK's future relationship with the EU – and whether it will be deal or 'no deal'.
14 May 2020,
Mike Buckley argues that the UK Government's apparently confusing 'Stay Alert' messaging is actually carefully calibrated to wash their hands of blame.
21 April 2020,
The COVID-19 pandemic has briefly cut global emissions, but could countries around the world simply return to business as usual in their attempts to repair the economic, political and social consequences of the virus once it has eased?
14 April 2020,
Mike Buckley gives his take on what the Labour Party now needs to think about in terms of identity, class and the Coronavirus crisis.
8 April 2020,
Mike Buckley observes how authoritarian takeovers are often led by elected incumbents and finds worrying signs in Boris Johnson's populist approach.
2 April 2020,
Mike Buckley considers the disadvantages of the Government schemes announced to support the employed and self-employed and whether a universal basic income might be the way forward.
20 March 2020,
Mike Buckley provides an analysis of why he believes the Government's first budget – and the pressures of the Coronavirus outbreak – will be unable to satisfy its new Red Wall Conservative voters.
17 March 2020,
Mike Buckley sets out the Government's strategy towards the COVID-19 outbreak so far and explores why its handling of it already raises much bigger questions about the country's governance – concerns which have been there all along.
13 March 2020,
Mike Buckley explains how Boris Johnson's administration has one of the laxest responses to the pandemic compared to other countries and believes it is unnecessarily putting lives at risk.
26 February 2020,
The new Labour Leader must take apart the Government’s claim to be ‘levelling up’ the UK while its Brexit policy, austerity and council cuts make reaching that goal impossible, argues Mike Buckley.
4 February 2020,
Mike Buckley argues that the new Labour leadership must stand up to the economic destruction proposed by the Conservative Brexiters.
31 January 2020,
As Britain leaves the EU on 31 January 2020, Mike Buckley argues that Remainers must redouble their efforts to protect democracy and fight for an open and tolerant culture.
13 December 2019,
The party badly needs a period of reflection to learn the lessons, not just of this week, but of the decade, if it is to have a hope of winning the next general election.
11 December 2019,
One of the tragedies of the 2019 General Election campaign is that the fundamental decision about the type of country we will become has not been made clear to voters
Johnson’s Brexit Deal is Getting No Scrutiny – But it is the Most Damaging Proposal Ever Put to Voters
4 December 2019,
The Conservatives' withdrawal agreement is a ticking time bomb under our economy, rights and public services – why aren't opposition parties or the media highlighting this to the electorate?
Labour’s Policies could Transform Britain after Years of Austerity – it Now Needs to Convince the Public it Can Pull it Off
27 November 2019,
The director of Labour for a Public Vote on why Labour is the only party to have correctly identified that next month's General Election is about much more than Brexit.
20 November 2019,
The director of Labour for a Public Vote asks: why are none of the opposition parties using the Prime Minister's Brexit deal to their advantage?
13 November 2019,
The director of Labour for a Public Vote explains why he thinks next month's General Election is still wide open, despite Nigel Farage's apparent altruism towards Boris Johnson's Tories.