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Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's Scotland editor.
The Scottish Tory leader has already diverged from the Prime Minister on tuition fees, free school meals and the Union.
State intervention is more popular than it has been for years – but the left should be careful not to overreach.
As independence becomes the majority position of the Scottish people, unionists are desperately short of answers.
The Scottish Tories can’t win the next election but they could yet block a second independence referendum.
Having been accused of conspiring against Alex Salmond, Nicola Sturgeon’s husband’s long reign may finally be ending.
The “third way” of Scottish Home Rule would not have prevented Brexit or the Iraq War.
Any sense that Scotland is being denied the right to self-determination by English Tories will alienate voters.
Nicola Sturgeon may have to separate the issue of EU membership from independence.
The left-winger has dismally failed to improve his party’s performance. But its problems go much deeper.
The world-class Logan review on tech should be at the heart of manifestos for next year’s Scottish election.