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After Boris Johnson’s catastrophic handling of the pandemic and a hard Brexit, Scotland has every right to go it alone.
Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the week in politics on the New Statesman podcast.
The New Statesman's Scottish election forecast model.
Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP long ago supplanted Labour as the party of choice for most Scottish socialists.
The factional divide within the SNP is deep, increasingly broad, and spinning out of control.
Boris Johnson should invite Brown to chair a national effort to redesign the Union and offer Scots genuine change.
Why Scotland’s Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles residents are alert to the hazards of an already uncertain journey.
Pupils, parents and teachers have felt unsupported and ill-treated by the SNP administration.
Even Nicola Sturgeon’s supporters express doubts about the way she is managing the Scottish independence campaign.
With Scotland’s opposition parties in disarray, only a brave pundit would bet on the Union’s survival.
Beyond recklessness with civil liberties and aggressively protecting its own privacy, what exactly is the party’s philosophy of the state?