As the consultation on the remit of the Covid inquiry closes, it is crucial that the inquiry brings transparency and accountability
The Labour Party conference was a textbook example of what it looks like when politics moves somewhere politicians don’t want to go – and it’s happening everywhere
The failure to build a domestic marine energy industry in Scotland demonstrates what is so fundamentally wrong with Scotland’s public policy
The craven U-turn by the Scottish Greens on a National Energy Company is no less startling for being predictable
Following yesterday’s analysis of why we’re seeing so many global shortages, what exactly do we do about it in Scotland?
As the Scottish Government turns to fix the fallout of yesterday’s mistakes, tomorrow’s mistakes are already happening
In an era when scrutiny of the powerful in Scotland is at a low point, we can’t afford steps which reduce the opportunity for effective public action
Unity may be too much to hope for, but is respectful plurality really impossible?
Baltimore drug gangs? Senior public officials with second jobs? It’s all in the game, right? And the game stinks
The First Minister’s plan for a referendum is not a plan but a script to make it look like something is happening
The destination isn’t all that matters – the path is just as important. ‘Wokeness’ is on the wrong path.
A brief explanation of why I changed my role at Common Weal