• August 10, 2021

‘The settled will’: Scottish sovereignty in an age of thoughtless unionism

After a strictly provisional ceasefire, the “Scottish question” once again takes center stage in our politics. A union identity crisis is fast turning into a survival crisis, and our leaders know it. In recent days, both Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer have ventured north of the border. They held meetings with their respective Scottish Party…

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Summary of the week: two years of Boris Johnson have corroded British public life

It is Boris Johnson’s second anniversary as Prime Minister and we are now well aware of his shortcomings. We met them when he took office. Is not telling the truth. It does not seem capable of maintaining a political principle. Prioritize personal interest over national. He is willing to foment division if it helps him…

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Summary of the week: even the emperor knows he has no clothes

The prime minister has no idea what he is doing. But worse than that: nobody is even surprised. We all know it, from top ministers to political reporters to the guy sitting on the couch watching the news. And yet we continue to participate in this charade, of acting as if Boris Johnson has a…

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