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Tag: EU

Promising the past: why Corbyn needs a new policy on Europe

Analysis by Christopher Silver At a certain point, Brexit will have to be implemented. However, its unprecedented nature makes any clear reckoning of the outcome impossible. 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...

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...

When separatism and border concepts go wrong, life turns ugly

Commentary by Derek Bateman Damn the separatists. They’re trying to destroy the country I love. They want to put up borders and divide us from...

Basques and Catalans: Spanish lessons for Westminster and Whitehall?

Commentary by Fraser Wallace The Lendakari, or leader, of the Basque Government, Iñigo Urkullu, told the Spanish newspaper El Pais last week that 'in a globalised world, independence...

Brexiteers are deluding themselves, but still hope you will believe them

By Russell Bruce Leaving the EU is a gigantic miscalculation. Europe shares cultural, social and vital security ties as well as being the largest trading...

The quiet desperation of seeking refugee status and a safe place...

Scottish film-maker and journalist Bill Boyes has been working as a volunteer with people escaping war and poverty in the Middle East. He brings...

The fate of Scotland amidst Brexit and the death throes of...

Commentary by Derek Bateman A foundation stone of the Better Together case was the integrity of the UK. In other words, the political and constitutional...

Podcast: Alyn Smith on nationalism and internationalism

Imagine a Scotland with a place of its own at the international table. Alyn Smith certainly can. A Scottish member of the European Parliament...

Britain in abeyance as May cabinet struggles to thrash out meaning...

By Russell Bruce Or perhaps just chaos. Brexit, as presented by Leave was articulated, if that is not too strong a term, as much the...