Andrew O’Hagan is one of Scotland’s greatest living novelists. In 2014 he supported the Union but now he has decided that independence is the way forward.
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Schrodinger’s Customs Union is a famous thought experiment in the world of politics. After decades of debate, the puzzle is finally close to being resolved.
Anyone else get the feeling that the recent manoeuvring of Colonel Ruth is more about influencing the Scottish people than influencing Theresa May?
The only people who don’t want to be rid of the lunatic fringe are members of the lunatic fringe. Shame Ross Greer wasn’t only referring to them.
Making sense of an atlas dotted with exceptions, special cases and lands in limbo, BBC world asks: who gets to have their own country?
After weeks of tribalism, the movement was united in defence of Michelle Thomson. Am I alone thinking it best she’s no longer SNP business spokesperson
An analysis of GE2017 votes suggests that the SNP got their strategy wrong on the question of the EU, at least in the short term.
Recently Hague and Davidson have been promoting using an ’emotional’ case for Union on top of the ‘rational’ one used in 2014. Are they having a laugh?
Labour was the most popular party with remain voters yet Corbyn’s position on Europe betrays them by making a hard Brexit all but inevitable.
AyeScotland, the pro indy facebook page with the biggest reach has vanished due to its admin being abused. It’s time we stood up to zealots in our midst.
Ruth Davidson is quick to accuse indyref2 of damaging the Scottish economy. Not a whimper from her when a report showed the damage caused by Brexit.
Not sure how they missed the publication of the Great Repeal Bill but we can assure STV that Holyrood won’t automatically get EU powers after Brexit
I understand why the left might be dissapointed by the SNP and attracted to Labour. That said, a strong SNP is a better lever for real change.
We’ve been warning about the Great Repeal Bill for months. Turns out we were right. UKGov does intend to use undemocratic means to steal Scottish powers.
It is welcome that Labour is going to alter the Great Repeal Bill. However, this will be in vain if they don’t win parliament a meaningful Brexit veto.
The large anonymous donation to the DUP could have swung the narrow brexit vote. Those involved owe it to the public to disclose where that money came from