Robin McAlpine: The independence movement can't ignore the Scottish Government's track record
Common Weal director Robin McAlpine takes a hard look at the state of Nicola Sturgeon’s government, and what its achievements and failures mean for the cause of independence
I BELIEVE the independence movement needs a government that is inspiring people by being bold and showing the kind of change that could be possible with independence. Most people accept that Nicola Sturgeon's government is not that.
She instead pitched her government as being about 'competent management' and asked that she be judged on her education track record.
#GlobalClimateStrike: Scotland joins voices from around the world
Thousands across Scotland joined millions across the world to demand action in the face of the climate emergency
SCOTLAND has joined with nations across the world in a global strike demanding action to halt the climate emergency that threatens the future of the human race.
Analysis: Will the SNP oppose the Lib Dems ‘Revoke and Remain’ policy?
The Lib Dems have decided they are not that bothered about a People’s Vote after all, now standing on a ‘Revoke and Remain’ ticket in the General Election. The implications for a future independence referendum if such a position ever comes to fruition would be stark, Ben Wray finds.
A GENERAL ELECTION has been stalled by the opposition until after 31 October. But in November, it’s on. With no majority in parliament, the Tories cannot continue to govern for long, however much the opposition (perversely) may want the agony to continue.