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Tag: Brexit

Indyref2 call betrays Downing Street mis-reading of SNP Brexit stance as...

Commentary: Derek Bateman reacts to Nicola Sturgeon's confirmation that she will press for a second referendum on Scottish independence. Poor Theresa sure misjudged this one....

The new Leaderene faces a Britain that crumbles while she plays...

Commentary by Derek Bateman I imagine the Leader sweeping into the room, mouth in a tight smile, eyes glinting within intent. She is flanked by...

Video showcase: PERSPECTIVE 1 and ‘Jock Tamson’s Bairns’

https://youtu.be/DIWr6aF-qFg The Scottish politics and arts video magazine PERSPECTIVE presents its first edition with a programme packed with insights, issues and even a few laughs. This first...

Perils of British independence: what does residual unionism tell us about...

Commentary by Christopher Silver “The vote on 18 September could indeed be a moment of destiny, but not the one the separatists are praying for:...

Podcast: Populist politics and the media. Discuss.

Sometimes on Newsnet Radio we use our weekend podcasts to reflect on political events near and far, using that landscape to compare and contrast...

Podcast: Patrick Grady MP on that Brexit ‘debate’

Well, if Scotland was under any illusions about its place in the "Mother of Parliaments", they were shattered during the past week's bizarre days...

The task of explaining Scottish independence to Reporting Kurdistan

Commentary by Derek Bateman I was interviewed by Kurdish television about Scottish independence (they’re not exactly disinterested in the subject themselves) and found myself articulating...

The news hidden in plain sight, and why Liam Fox sets...

Russell Bruce probes some of the murky history of Theresa May's "international trade secretary", right wing Tory figure Dr Liam Fox. Finally after much pushing,...

Independence will only happen if we’re prepared to break some rules

Commentary by Christopher Silver It should come as no surprise that the UK Government has all but ruled out granting the Scottish Parliament the ability...

British position on political powers amounts to nauseating mendacity

Derek Bateman follows up on this week's Supreme Court ruling that devolution doesn't amount to much, legally speaking. Sometimes there’s only so much you can...