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Tag: Russell Bruce

The yawning chasms within British Conservatism over its DUP love-in

Commentary by Russell Bruce The people have spoken, the bastards So said Dick Tuck in his concession speech following his loss in the 1966 California State...

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...

May’s meaningless rhetoric as she launches bid to crush opposition

Commentary by Russell Bruce With polls showing the Tories have a 21 per cent lead in the UK, Theresa May decides the time is right...

Hot heads, passports and Scotland’s new age of reason

Commentary by Russell Bruce We have seen a rise in the political temperature, from Raging Ruth to Raging Red Tops –Telegraph not excluded. The view from...

Despatches from the European front line…Edinburgh

Russell Bruce brings you the European news you may have missed The European Union is 60, but perhaps you missed it. Meanwhile in other news… Understandably...

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,...

PM May plans long cliff-top walk, then a brisk suicide jump

Russell Bruce presents his analysis of Theresa's May's much-vaunted speech on Europe, and asks what it really tells us about Tory Brexit strategy Lots of...

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...

Stop the world – England wants to get off, and Scotland...

Russell Bruce argues that Scotland has everything to gain if the Tory Right proceed with a "hard Brexit" as their way out of Europe Is...

Brexit, Parliamentary democracy and the Acts of Union 1706

Commentary by Russell Bruce It is going to be a hard, hard Brexit and I’d be working like a dog It is going to be a...