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Scottish Labour: The party for whom ‘nationalism’ remains a dirty word

Independence supporter and former MSP Campbell Martin takes a look at the Scottish Labour leadership campaign, now that the two candidates have been formally...

The Cudd Perspective II: An orderly return to business as usual?

Citizen Cuddis: Separating the dancer from the dance, so we don’t have to... Not since my days as a deckhand on a submarine have I...

“So the Commies are fighting the Muslims?” Not quite, Mister President

Commentary by Derek Bateman Earthquakes in Mexico, a fusillade of hurricanes in the Caribbean, the unstoppable warming of the Earth, a Dr Strangelove President threatening...

Three years after #indyref, time to move beyond the divide

Three years ago tonight, Scotland held its breath after the polls closed on that historical independence referendum. Christopher Silver reflects on what happened that...

Podcast: A Welsh perspective on Brexit and the nations

What does Brexit mean for the devolved nations of Britain? We know so much about the political debate in Scotland, but what about Wales. Unlike...

Would you like the chilli or bleach gravy with your chicken?

Commentary by Russell Bruce Chicken Licken had a vision that the sky was going to fall down. Inhabitants of the Southern US might well think...

Podcast: Casting an eye over global affairs

  What is Scotland's place in the world? In the post-indyref, pre Brexit environment, can Scotland's voice be heard amidst the light and heat of...

Dugdale retains her sense of who she is, but does her...

Commentary by Christopher Silver On balance, Kezia Dugdale was the most capable leader of Scottish Labour since Donald Dewar. That might seem like a molehill...

Podcast: The great Labour / Tory / Brexit crisis, discussed

Another week in Scottish politics, another Scottish Labour upheaval with the abrupt resignation of erstwhile leader Kezia Dugdale. Another week in British politics came with...

Brexit: Nothing to see here (nothing at all, in fact…)

Kludgie-gate reveals latest strategy to deliver the very bestest Brexit result for as many of the few as possible (God and the Daily Mail...