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Monuments tell us about ourselves as well as the past we...

In Charlottesville or Charlotte Square: history is a nightmare that has to be confronted, says Christopher Silver. Recent events in the United States have provoked...

SNP attacks Unionist trail of broken promises, post referendum

By a Newsnet.scot reporter The SNP has attacked the failure of the UK Government to honour promises made to Scots during the independence referendum, calling...

Police Scotland and the politicising of human tragedy

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby A major news story hit the headlines last July 8, when a couple were found in a car which had come off the...

A Corbyn-led Labour may still have a long wait for success...

Derek Bateman considers the implications of a Corbyn leadership for Labour and Scotland If you didn’t know who it was, you’d still think the man...

Who’s kidding who on two way trade with England?

Derek Bateman goes in search of facts on Scotland's supposed trade deficit with England and what might happen in the event of independence. Disclaimer. I’m pretty...

We should face up to the madness of the Scottish mental...

Fiona Sinclair of the pressure group Autism Rights concludes her two part series on some of the implications of current and mental health legislation...

Promising the past: why Corbyn needs a new policy on Europe

Analysis by Christopher Silver At a certain point, Brexit will have to be implemented. However, its unprecedented nature makes any clear reckoning of the outcome impossible. Brexit...

Fewer people are dying in Scottish hospitals, should we celebrate?

John Robertson claims success for NHS Scotland The BBC slipped in a wee bit of good news for NHS Scotland, to the lunchtime report last week, but it...

“Stupid white men” and the philosophical gymnastics of denigration

LETTER FROM PRAGUE Scottish journalist Bernard Thompson - currently teaching in the Czech Republic - takes the year-end to reflect on fake news, mainstream media, and...

Yes voters and the temptations presented by Jeremy Corbyn

Reporter: Patience Magill Leading Yes campaigner and Scottish author and playwright Alan Bissett has cast doubt on Jeremy Corbyn's credentials in Scotland. In an exclusive interview...