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Could Labour Lead a Progressive Party Conference to Work Out how to Defeat the Dark Johnson-Farage Double Act?
With the Tories already planning for a general election in five years, David Hencke looks at their vulnerabilities and the prospects of a progressive counter-attack.
The Perplexing Predictable Attraction of the Lies, Damn Lies, of the Conservatives
James Melville sets out the state the Conservatives have left Britain in after nine years in power – and wonders why people are still willing to give them their vote.
Johnson’s Brexit Deal is Getting No Scrutiny – But it is the Most Damaging Proposal Ever Put to Voters
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
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.
Putin, Bannon & Silicon Valley: The Axis of Oligarchs
Tamsin Shaw explains how anti-market Russian oligarchy has spread to the US, and that Big Tech may be the prime beneficiary.
The Oligarch Spawn: Can the Global Super Kids with the World at their Feet Find Meaning and Do Good?
As part of Byline Times' look at The March of the Oligarchs, Stephen Colegrave considers the impact of their progeny: the global super kids.
Who will Win the Battle over Economic Orthodoxy?
Iwan Doherty considers the competing economic approaches of the Conservative and Labour parties in the 2019 General Election.
Thatcher's Household Fallacy Led to Austerity and Killed Thousands – What was the Point of it?
Stephen Colegrave delves into the real reasons behind austerity and considers whether it was just a political fallacy.
Why Voting for the Tories is Political Stockholm Syndrome
James Melville argues that the appeal of the Conservative Party to the UK electorate is the greatest British political tragedy of the modern era.
The 2008 Financial Crisis Paved the Way for Brexit – Why Don’t We Talk About it Anymore?
A decade ago, the financial crisis presented the most pivotal economic, political and social moment since the fall of the Berlin Wall. We need to examine its effects if we are to learn lessons in Brexit Britain.
The Strange Death of Middle Class England
As part of the March of the Oligarchs series, Stephen Colegrave looks at the impact of the super rich on the English middle class.
The March of the Oligarchs: 1979 to 2019
Peter Jukes with the historical background to a new Byline Times series on a global phenomenon that best explains Boris Johnson and Donald Trump.
Could Wealth Taxes Solve Britain's Inequality Problem?
Iwan Doherty considers whether wealth taxes could reduce the growing inequality in the UK or result in capital flight and comes up with a solution.
Northern Ireland Matters in Brexit – But So Do Jobs, Wages and Public Services in the Rest of the Country
Jonathan Portes, professor of economics and public policy at King’s College London, on what Boris Johnson's Brexit may mean for the UK as a whole.
Hedge Fund Insider: The Psychology of Making Markets
Byline Times' hedge fund insider argues that hedge funds are not a conspiracy, but they do manipulate market psychology and have unpredictable feedback loops.