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Tag: Jeremy Corbyn

Is England still spiking democracy’s guns?

By Russell Bruce Tory party members want to leave the EU without a deal. In a straight choice between...

Dugdale retains her sense of who she is, but does her...

Commentary by Christopher Silver On balance, Kezia Dugdale was the most capable leader of Scottish Labour since Donald Dewar. That might seem like a molehill...

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...

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...

What happened to radical Corbyn in post-truth Brexit Britain?

Commentary by Derek Bateman The post truth agenda majors on Brexit and Trump of course, but omits one of the crazier aspects of the last...

Corbyn conquers Labour dissidents while Scotland shrugs and looks away

As Jeremy Corbyn hails his second party leadership victory, Derek Bateman reflects on the slow decline and sudden fall of Labour's fortunes in Scotland A...

The tampon tax has never really been about tampons

Commentary by Cee Smith The tampon tax has never been about tampons. It began as a neat summation of the sexism that still exists in society. A...

Corbyn does not need to change, but the system does

Commentary by Derek Bateman It isn’t Corbyn who needs to change, it’s the system. The common narrative from the usual suspects in British politics and...

Bombings vote will expose fissures within several parties at Westminster

By Hugh Kerr The drums of war are beating heavily. While in Scotland both Labour and the SNP are officially waiting for Cameron to reveal...

Hardie-style Home Rule stance vital if Labour is to overcome the...

Commentary by Hugh Kerr As I predicted last week, Scottish Labour moved significantly to the left at its conference in Perth this weekend. I had hoped to...