Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Scotland your Scotland

by Alec Ross "The vanity of each generation", writes the brilliant Andrew O' Hagan in his essay 'Scotland Your Scotland', "is to believe that we...

Golden opportunity to seize Brexit agenda for the good of Scotland...

As we still await a coherent move from the UK Government on Brexit, Alex Neil MSP urges the Scottish National Party to seize the...

Shale gas and nuclear: The economic and moral bankruptcy of UK...

Today the first tanker load of US shale gas arrives at the INEOS plant in Grangemouth, as part of a massive investment by the chemicals...

What is a MEANINGFUL vote worth at Westminster?

By Russell Bruce The crisis in EU negotiations within May’s dysfunctional party and government rumbles on and on. The inability of presenting solid proposals to...

The call to ‘Fraxit’ and six stress tests the fracking industry...

The US Environmental Protection Agency released a definitive study this week concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process....

Scotland’s ‘alternative media’ has a long way to go if it...

G.A. Ponsonby, a founder and former editor of Newsnet.scot, presents a personal view on where Scotland's 'alternative media' should go next... It’s a term that...

The Westminster Crone

By Dorothy Bruce So there we have it, shown in pinpoint sharpness on our computer screens: Westminster in its antiquity, moribund, manipulative and tawdry. A...

Embracing uncertainty

By Dorothy Bruce Dorothy reports on Lesley Riddoch's conversation with Icelandic lawyer Katrin Oddsdóttir On the day that Ian Blackford and the SNP Scottish MPs walked...

“Irony is wasted on the stupid”

  By Alec Ross Fans of popular music will be aware of Alanis Morissette’s 1996 angst-ridden classic song “Ironic”, in which the Canadian-American alt-rocker rather spoils...

Opinion polls, referendum timing and the Stockholm syndrome

Commentary by Iain Bruce It’s difficult to know how many “interesting times” we can inhabit simultaneously but the circumstances of the next referendum takes interesting...