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Tag: scottish independence

Time to challenge received wisdom about second Scottish referendum

Commentary by Carolyn McCole I have a good friend. Let’s call her Claire. We met in 2014. Our values and political opinions are pretty similar,...

Scottish Labour: The party for whom ‘nationalism’ remains a dirty word

Independence supporter and former MSP Campbell Martin takes a look at the Scottish Labour leadership campaign, now that the two candidates have been formally...

Who is the basket case and where are the broad shoulders...

Commentary by Derek Bateman So GERS proves Scotland is a basket case – independence is over. No, wait. It proves the opposite – we need...

Yes voters and the temptations presented by Jeremy Corbyn

Reporter: Patience Magill Leading Yes campaigner and Scottish author and playwright Alan Bissett has cast doubt on Jeremy Corbyn's credentials in Scotland. In an exclusive interview...

Podcast: What next for Scottish politics?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's Steven Purcell! Here at Newsnet Studios we have been waiting Steven's arrival for some...

Unfolding Brexit tragedy is a new low in post-war mismanagement

Commentary by Derek Bateman Sorry not to join the general lament but I return from a few weeks in France* with renewed optimism about independence. The...

Podcast: Elliot Bulmer on the need for a Scots constitution

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon may be planning a "reset" on Scottish independence, but what does that mean for those who support the idea? Is...

Podcast: Making sense of the electoral fall-out

A week on from the election that everyone won (and lost) and its implications are becoming clear. The UK is virtually leadership, the Tories...

The task of explaining Scottish independence to Reporting Kurdistan

Commentary by Derek Bateman I was interviewed by Kurdish television about Scottish independence (they’re not exactly disinterested in the subject themselves) and found myself articulating...

Let’s get back to basics on Scottish independence and Europe

Commentary by Derek Bateman The SNP favour the Norway option which I can’t stop thinking of as a Monty Python sketch in a pet shop...