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Commentary: The White Man Coup Versus Humanity

Scottish author, playwright and activist Peter Arnott on the whiff of corruption that follows modern Western politics. This little essay started with the thought, prompted...

Jaguar Land Rover discover Slovakia

By Russell Bruce The problem with British branding is brands, even those much associated with Britain, are moveable. British today - gone tomorrow. The car...

Podcast: From almost our only foreign correspondent

How should we in Scotland digest our international news? As the conventional Scottish newspaper industry grapples with the twin forces of intense competition from...

Podcast: Casting an eye over global affairs

  What is Scotland's place in the world? In the post-indyref, pre Brexit environment, can Scotland's voice be heard amidst the light and heat of...

Podcast: Working as an MP in these turbulent times

This week's keyword is "turbulent". Brexit, Trump, you name it. Turbulent politics and politicians. A turbulent electorate and the social fall-out of the economy,...

Podcast: When politics stops making sense

It is July, but not quite the silly season. We invited two of Scottish politics' keenest observers to the Newsnet studio to chew over...

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...

Podcast: Should Scotland be thinking global, acting local?

World affairs are getting so scary, so baffling, that people are grasping for historical parallels. Is it the 1930s all over again? The cataclysmic...

Triumphalist Tories leading the deluded island towards isolation and failure

Newsnet commentator Christopher Silver considers the real implications of Brexit as articulated by Theresa May and other leading Tories in Birmingham this week. Across the...

Trump credibility blown away as Committee appearance turns to farce

By Martin Kelly  Donald Trump’s attacks on wind power in Scotland dissolved in a performance noteworthy only for the US tycoon’s bizarre testimony. Appearing in...