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Tag: Brexit

Podcast: 1,2,3,4… we got the Brexit anniversary blues

Woke up this morning... a year on from the day Nigel declared to be "Britain's independence day!" (Cue cheers of lard faced gents in...

Podcast: First reactions to Theresa May’s self inflicted poll

Well well well.... welcome to 1974 or thereabouts. A dithering Tory PM. Undue influence awarded to a belligerent set of Ulster Unionists. Europe. Where...

Why #GE17 will be known as the anti-politics election

Commentary by Christopher Silver With mandate fatigue paralysing the body politic, it’s little wonder that many are approaching the coming election with reluctance, dread, and...

Podcast: The fine lines between success and failure

Andrew Tickell enjoys studying failure. The law lecturer, political blogger and media commentator kicked off this theme as part of a conversation about our...

Scotland free or a wilderness? Brexit’s not so implicit threat to...

Professor Douglas MacMillan fears for the future of traditional Scottish hill farming if Brexit goes ahead The Brexit button has been pressed. As the UK...

Podcast: Tory Brexit election and what it means for Scotland

It's hard to run a weekly political podcast and ignore the fact that Scotland has two elections to undergo over the coming weeks. Scottish council...

Why the Tories will talk about anything but realities of Brexit

Commentary by Russell Bruce We have council elections next week and the Tories want to make these about saying no to a second referendum. Sometimes the...

Podcast: An election, cor blimey and luv a duck

Cor blimey, turn your back for an instant and before you know it that Theresa May's gone and called an election! What's that all...

It’s time to move to Def Con 1 on Scottish independence

Commentary by Derek Bateman I want to make clear that I am not deviating from any prescribed path towards self-government. On the contrary, even a...

Democracy carpet-bagged live on TV, millions of witnesses

Commentary by Derek Bateman Well, this changes everything. We’re now staring at the carpet-bagging of democracy as a Prime Minister who said Now is not...