The Labour leader has displayed a willingness to confront "vested interests" generally lacking in the Scottish First Minister.
This time next year we’ll know which campaign Scots disliked the least.
After an SNP poll put the Yes campaign ahead, a new TNS BRMB survey puts backing for independence at just 25% with 47% opposed.
For the first time since August 2011, the nationalist side takes the lead by 44 to 43 per cent.
The Scottish debate is a way of asking what kind of country people want to live in.
The closer the contest is, the more likely radical changes to the devolution settlement become.
The current constitutional settlement is unsustainable.
Salmond’s plan to reduce Scotland's corporation tax rate to 3 per cent below that of the UK is politically and economically incoherent.
If Alex Salmond’s opponents are feeling confident, they shouldn’t be. In a rare print interview, the SNP leader takes aim at Nigel Farage, the bedroom tax and Scottish Labour – and reveals his plan to guarantee every young person a job.
In a rare interview, Salmond declares "the real game hasn’t even started" and reveals that a written Scottish constitution would guarantee every young person the right to a job or training.