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Tag: Christopher Silver

Enemies of the people hover at the gateway to the promised...

  At the end of a vicious US Presidential election campaign Christopher Silver reflects on the implications of a Trump ascendancy, in the context of failed...

Europe solved the problem of Britain: only the SNP can save...

Commentary by Christopher Silver Sovereignty and borders — the great political themes of the current crisis, were a defining feature of both the SNP and...

Triumphalist Tories leading the deluded island towards isolation and failure

Newsnet commentator Christopher Silver considers the real implications of Brexit as articulated by Theresa May and other leading Tories in Birmingham this week. Across the...

Back to the future for Theresa May and old-school English Tory...

Christopher Silver reflects on Tory plans to re-introduce grammar schools in England The political obsessions of a country are often highly revealing. At moments of...

Journalism or churnalism? Daisley affair symbolises Scottish media decline

Investigative journalism still exists in Scotland, but the squeeze on media makes it harder to find. The last few days have witnessed a heated...

Scottish Six: What does it all mean for Scotland to have...

In the first of a two-part series, Christopher Silver discusses the implications of the Scottish Six which the BBC is considering as a solution...

Podcast: The media in Scotland, where’s it going and what next?

Where next for the Scottish media? And what exactly is it anyway? We invited a group of people from the industry into the studio...

Alas poor country: Brexit and the Break up of Britain

Commentary by Christopher Silver Britain, we are told, doesn’t go in for revolutions. The urge to completely overturn the established order is said to be foreign....

Podcast: The EU debate at a time of shock and tragedy

The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox last Thursday has raised many issues relating to the tone of political debate and the role of...

Commentary: Brexit is a dysfunctional journey to a place that doesn’t...

By Christopher Silver To people who feel deprived of a clear social identity, Ur-Fascism says that their only privilege is the most common one, to...