Salmond, Sturgeon and the end of the SNP's imperial era
Just when Scotland's voice is needed in the Brexit mess, the SNP's famous internal discipline seems to be disintegrating into factionalism.
The Brexit disaster is an existential crisis in the ‘Idea’ of Britain
Brexit – driven by unenlightened, defiantly anti-modern nationalism – could be the most serious constitutional crisis since Great Britain’s inception in 1707.
Corbyn isn’t seizing the moment – because his Labour Party simply isn’t radical enough
From economic and climate policy, to Brexit and constitutional reform, Corbyn’s Labour doesn’t yet have the depth of ideas to capitalise on the government’s disarray.
Amidst Brexit chaos, Scotland has had enough of ‘grace and favour devolution’
Scotland’s soft, determined pro-Europeanism, just like that of Northern Ireland, is seen by Brexit England as just another reason to hold entire nations in contempt.
As Ireland embraces the future, Scottish Nationalists merely embrace the (flawed) present
On the day Ireland cast its historic vote on abortion, the SNP launched an economic policy that maintains fiscal conservatism – vacating a space which could be inhabited by a more honest, bold and radical independence movement.
Enoch Powell’s ghost and bigotry still haunt modern Britain
We are better than Enoch Powell – but, as recent events show, not by as much as we think.