Meanwhile in Scotland: independence is a long game that can’t wait. 

Commentary by Christopher Silver Party conferences are strange beasts. At a time when politics is hobbled by a constant need to respond to the surreal...

Time for the First Minister to stop turning the other cheek...

Iain S Bruce challenges Nicola Sturgeon to use her party conference, which opens today in Glasgow, to relaunch the independence campaign and refuse to...

Podcast: Scottish Labour and its limited options

  It has been a funny old week for the Labour Party in Scotland. While the UK wonders if it might actually elect Jeremy Corbyn...

This article is about depression: don’t look away, read it

Lindsay Bruce hopes to raise funds by selling T-shirts he has made to help a young woman living in Scotland, who has faced major...

Corbyn shuns Brexit realities and surfs a wave of Labour hubris

Commentary by Derek Bateman Ah, consensus. What is the deep satisfaction that comes from working harmoniously with others but the balm of humanity itself? Brothers...

Podcast: How do we learn to sing a new song for...

As Theresa May prepared her latest Brexit speech in the bizarrely chosen venue of Florence, Newsnet took time to record a fresh analysis of...

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...