It seems no-one is capable of separating the Craig Murray case from their pre-existing views of him and Scottish politics. It means people are missing the big issues.
As the SNP conference approaches, what happened to last years vote to reform the party? The answer is simple; the leadership didn’t want it.
Responses to the consultation on a National Care Service are largely defensive, reflecting the territorial nature of Scottish public life. This is not how to start a visionary care service.
People have focussed on the dodgy nature of the Gupta aluminium plant deal – but this ignores the terrible consequences on Scotland’s economy of the way rules bend for the wealthy
Looking at the many environmental announcements made by the Scottish Government over the COP26 period and finding an awful lot of oversell and issue-dodging
The First Minister and the Scottish Tory leader are using Scotland’s communities as a prop in a narcissistic battle in which only they are interested – and it speaks poorly of them
It is time to stop being sceptical about the promises of tech solutions to climate change and start being utterly cynical – because it’s a con designed to prevent real action
The Scottish Government consultation on a National Care Service is a rambling mess. If the rest of the process of developing an NCS is like this the chances of it being fit for purpose aren’t high.
The Scottish Government appears to be hiding submissions to its Covid Inquiry remit consultation – is the inquiry going to be focussed on accountability or cover-up?
All of a sudden neoliberal commentators can’t talk enough about the 1970s – but it’s just the nostalgic sound of their era coming to an end
Errors and failures by the Scottish Government stretch as far as the eye can see. Introducing a short series to explore why the structure and culture of this administration is causing it to happen.
We may see Boris Johnstone as a buffoon – but that doesn’t mean everyone agrees with us, or that he’s not getting things done…