In the last week, both Scottish Labour and Tories have made big principled stances that crumbled when push came to shove.
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Scottish Labour has a new leader but judging by his response to the new budget he is going to make the same mistakes as his predecessors.
A lot of unionist commentators think Richard Leonard’s Englishness will stop him becoming First Minister. It won’t, but alienating half the voters will.
Is Scotland a country and should the citizens of a country be able to determine their own fate? If your answer is Yes/Yes, Brexit should make you angry.
In 2014, Iain Gray and Scottish Labour seemed to be pretty keen on fracking in Scotland. Now they are claiming responsibility for banning it.
Another set of Scottish Labour leadership candidates treating half the country with contempt and once more they will learn the hard way at the ballot box
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.
I hope that Jeremy Corbyn becomes the PM and transforms the UK. If you want to help him then the worst thing you could do is vote for Scottish Labour.
In East Renfrewshire, Labour are forming a pact with the SNP at the same time as telling people how to stop them getting power. Mixed messages anyone?
In the last few days I have observed shameless Labour supporters getting excited about a Sturgeon Slump. A slump they find by comparing apples with pears
The unionist local election strategy seems to be designed to alienate those who are pro independence while insulting the intelligence of everyone else.
Ian Murray MP continues Labour’s slow death spiral by vowing to fight against the democratic fulfilment of the will of the Scottish people
This week the Greens and the SNP reached a compromise. Time for a broader Yes movement truce for the sake of the ultimate goal.
In the spirit of compromise, a truly Federal UK isn’t the worst plan ever. The problem is that Labour don’t have the power or conviction to deliver it.
Labour get stick from Nationalists with regards to their Federal UK proposals and their attitude to Article 50. Some of that stick is a bit unfair.
If this week has taught us anything, it is that the Scottish branches of Labour and the Lib Dems are run by ideological unionists.