Fighting against Scottish independence, the former PM makes the case for social justice far better now than when he was in office.
It is easy to imagine him as the popular mayor of a minor American city. What works when he is playing to the gallery, however, will not work if he becomes the head of a sovereign nation.
Telling Scotland not to “go” is a bit like saying: “We don’t want you to run your own affairs. You must always have the governments we give you.”
The possibility of a Conservative victory in 2015 is one of the Yes campaign's biggest trump cards.
The Yes campaign's efforts on the ground are helping it close the gap in the race for independence.
The race narrows again after Alex Salmond's victory over Alistair Darling.
The Scottish First Minister skilfully outplayed the Better Together head, but his victory may count for little.
If Orwell belonged anywhere he belonged to London, and he would have seen that the independence referendum is as much about the capital as it is about Scotland, writes Robert Colls.
The SNP is paying the price for its botched currency logic.
The act was denounced as "bullying" at the time, but Salmond's struggles prove it was the right choice.