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  • Foreign Policy

    Sturgeon at the Seanad

    The Seanad’s enthusiastic reaction to Sturgeon’s speech reflects a shift in Irish attitudes towards Scottish constitutional politics since the European referendum argues Jamie Maxwell. Nicola […]

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    Jamie Maxwell 30th Nov'16 37
  • Commentary

    Scotland’s Pompidou Problem

    As Douglas Robertson’s recent article on fifty years of failed ‘renewal’ outlined, we’re frequently in thrall to under-ambition, short-termism and low aspiration. Things don’t get fixed, problems […]

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    Mike Small 29th Nov'16 27
  • Poverty
    Douglas Robertson 23rd Nov'16 52
  • Economics

    Beyond GERS

    The Scottish independence debate has been ill served by the annual (or, in the case of 2016, twice annual) focus on GERS (the Government Expenditure […]

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    Craig Dalzell 22nd Nov'16 10
  • Review

    Stories from a Nation in the Making

    I am gratified someone wrote a book describing some of the cultural components of the 2014 Referendum campaign, because that was what the referendum was […]

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    Peter Burnett 14th Nov'16 6
  • Commentary

    Action not Normalisation

    There are broadly three emerging responses to the coming to power of Trump and his movement in America. The first is denial (it probably won’t […]

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    Mike Small 13th Nov'16 44
  • Gender Equality

    New Responses to Domestic Abuse

    Jen Stout reports on the opportunity (and obstacles) to us having “the best response in the world” to domestic abuse “an opportunity for us to […]

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    Jen Stout 11th Nov'16 24
  • Energy

    Taking Back Control

    Countering the myths of ‘taking back control’ is essential in this time of spleen and fury. One area where this might be uniquely and ‘suddenly’ […]

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    Mike Small 11th Nov'16 28
  • EU membership

    England to Leave the UK

    Breaking Up Britain was always too big a job for the Scots. It was always a job for the English writes Peter Arnott. Well, now […]

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    Peter Arnott 1st Nov'16 60
  • Commentary

    Clown Coup

    It’s difficult not to be smug when looking across the pond at the depths that US politics has sunk to. Gone are the days when […]

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    Mike Small 10th Oct'16 28
  • Radical Independence

    10 Reflections from RIC 2016

    On Saturday the Radical Independence Campaign held what will be looked back on as an important staging post in positioning the pro-independence left in relation […]

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    Jonathon Shafi 4th Oct'16 11
  • Commentary
    Pat Kane 3rd Oct'16 52
  • Arts & Culture
    Clare Patterson 20th Aug'16 9
  • #Indyref2
    Jonathan Rimmer 19th Aug'16 36
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