independence – self-determination – autonomy

Holyrood 2011

  • Digital Culture

    For a New Scottish Democracy

    How we Democratise Scotland’s Future: Challenging the Conceit that ‘There is No Other Way’

    Gerry Hassan 8th Dec'11 8
  • Holyrood 2011

    The Ump

    “The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is very much alive and kicking. That has been very clear in the exhilarating debate we have had during […]

    Mike Small 6th Nov'11 9
  • Holyrood 2011

    Cyber Brits and Fish & Chips

    Poor Iain Gray’s parting shot was odd. Mr Gray warned his future replacement: “You will be attacked, you will be smeared, you will be lied […]

    Mike Small 2nd Nov'11 49
  • Alex Salmond
    Gerry Hassan 31st Oct'11 10
  • General Election 2010

    Anger Management

    At the beginning of March 2011, Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, expressed his surprise to the British Treasury Select Committee (in the […]

    Donald Adamson 28th Jun'11 14
  • Holyrood 2011
    Kevin Williamson 27th May'11 11
  • Alex Salmond

    Where Now for Scottish Labour?

    The SNP’s crushing electoral victory has changed Britain’s political union for ever. Whatever else now happens, the constitutional and political status quo is no longer […]

    John McAllion 26th May'11 34
  • Holyrood 2011
    Mike Small 20th May'11 22
  • Anti-Capitalism
    James Doleman 16th May'11 27
  • Holyrood 2011

    Donald Dewar’s Glasses

    Donald Dewar will be remembered, among other things, as the last Labour figure whom Scots looked upon with any real sense of affection. After his […]

    Gordon Darroch 11th May'11 41
  • Holyrood 2011

    A Scottish Spring

    This is about more than one election result. This is about a deep, long-term transformation of Scotland which has been occurring for decades. From the […]

    Gerry Hassan 7th May'11 70
  • Holyrood 2011

    It Was the Scottish People Wot Won It

    What will it take for the opposition parties to “get it”. Even as Alex Salmond was arriving in his helicopter at Prestonfield House to claim […]

    Kate Higgins 7th May'11 7
  • Alex Salmond

    It’s A New Dawn, It’s A New Day

    Scotland has shown that it is no longer content to be a second-class satellite of a union that is built on a global city and […]

    Peter Geoghegan 7th May'11 8
  • Alex Salmond

    A Liminal Moment

    ‘A relationship is like a shark. It’s got to keep on going forward. What we have is a dead shark.’ – Woody Allen Woody Allen’s […]

    Mike Small 4th May'11 6

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