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Cox murder a tragic conclusion to an ugly referendum campaign

Hugh Kerr reflects on the death of Jo Cox and its meaning for voters in Britain The death of Jo Cox has brought a tragic...

Reflections on the sorry mess of political debate and savage assassination

Commentary by Derek Bateman I’ve waited until now to mention Jo Cox’s killing out of a sense of respect for the human loss and because...

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...

These are dangerous times in a campaign heading the wrong way

Commentary by Derek Bateman A few weeks is hardly enough time to debate the huge implications of the European Union, let alone explain how the...

Podcast: Thinking through Britain’s EU referendum meltdown

Is the UK really on the verge of a sensational Brexit? And if so what would that really mean for Westminster, Holyrood, every political...

A Brexit result and all the accompanying ifs, buts and maybes…

Commentary by Derek Bateman How British would it be if the people voted to come out of Europe and Parliament disagreed? (The creaking sound is...

Podcast: An economist’s view of oil, fracking, the Scottish economy and...

These are complicated times for political addicts. What is happening to the price of oil, and what does it mean for the North Sea...

Euro-referendum ponderings from the Gazebo of Hate

Commentary by Derek Bateman Must rush. The sun is streaming into the Gazebo of Hate and I have to sit in the underground command centre...

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...

Podcast & Video: History’s case for Scotland in Europe

Is it possible to think of Scotland outside Europe? Our special guest this week is author, presenter and social historian Billy Kay, who argues...