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The World's Midnight: but the Nights are Getting Shorter
To celebrate the Winter Solstice, Byline Times has a ray of light in all the doom and gloom. | To celebrate the Winter Solstice, @RVAWonk has a ray of light in all the doom and gloom.
Climate Science Failed By Not Getting Us to Panic Sooner
With more concerning climate emergencies unfolding in the past week in Australia and Greenland, CJ Werleman asks: what will it take for people to wake-up to reality?
Can the Opposition to Conservatism Finally Find a Common Cause?
The Labour Party first gained parliamentary representation when Liberal chief whip Herbert Gladstone agreed to stand down 51 candidates. Could an alliance of a similar kind work again at the next general election?
Labour Lost for Failing to back Remain, Not because it Failed to Back Brexit
The Labour Party must work out how to scrutinise the Government on Brexit and outbid the Tories on the NHS, public services and aspiration to keep its current voters and win back its heartlands.
Nothing Has Changed: What Brexit Means is Still Up For Grabs
Paul Niland takes inspiration from the Ukrainian EuroMaidan revolution and argues that fundamental forces will stop Britain from moving too far away from the EU.
Progressive Scots Don't Want to LEAVE BRITAIN Britain has Left Them
James Melville explains why the Brexit vote and now a Johnson victory has propelled him away from the Union to Scottish Independence.
One Nation Conservatism is Dead: Johnson is Held Hostage by Hard Right Forces
Paddy Briggs argues than any hope that Boris Johnson will show a more liberal side underestimates the scale of the coup inside the Conservative Party.
Why are Left-Wing Parties of the West Failing to Win Power?
How the defeat of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party in the 2019 General Election fits within a wider global shift to the right.
The Man in the High Castle: How to Evict the Conservatives from their Nationalist Redoubt
While Boris Johnson broke all the rules in the 2019 General Election, his opponents must create new networks to bring him to book.
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 Brexit Betrayal Election and where Labour Goes From Here
Brexiters loaned Boris Johnson their votes in the 2019 General Election, which was dominated by the issue of Britain leaving the EU – can Labour win back their natural supporters next time around?