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Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's Scotland editor.
The instruction to British diplomats to stop referring to the UK as a union of four nations is a symptom of English arrogance.
Sturgeon may not want to fire her husband, but the growing disillusionment with party management is surely worth addressing.
The First Minister’s biggest problem is that there is little appetite for a second Scottish referendum among voters or Westminster.
The staggering ineptitude of those who run the Scottish education system has left teachers and pupils in a nightmarish situation.
The First Minister faces two obstacles to a fresh vote: Boris Johnson and the Scottish people’s own caution.
The Scottish First Minister’s internal and external enemies will be emboldened if she falls short of outright victory.
The First Minister discusses “utilitarian” nationalism, what Catalonia got wrong and Scotland's future.
Nicola Sturgeon has failed to deliver on her promise to close the attainment gap between high- and low-performing pupils.
Nicola Sturgeon is right to fear that an early vote could favour the unionist side.
When was the last time a Scottish cabinet minister made a speech about the vital role the private sector plays in funding public spending and creating jobs?