Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
After a slew controveries, the former first minister is now confronted by the gravest charge yet: allegations of sexual assault.
A recent poll suggested that Labour is on course to lose all of its Scottish MPs but one.
The US president offends the nation's progressive and liberal self-image.
Gareth Southgate has created a squad that is both modest and talented - even the Scots can't deny that.
Compared to the shambles in Westminster, the SNP government is a hive of industriousness. But to stay in power, it cannot afford any complacency.
You don’t have to back Scottish independence to appreciate today’s SNP as an emblem of decency, progressiveness and social conscience.
Any stunt by the SNP is exceeded by the daily antics of Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
Eleven years after first taking power in Scotland, the party continues to easily trump Labour and Tories.
The Scottish Tory leader is too young, too talented, and too ambitious to sit on Holyrood’s opposition benches for much longer.
Andrew Wilson’s economic plan is a step towards piecing Scotland back together.