Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
The party should look to the Enlightenment for inspiration - too much of its time is spent tutting at Westminster.
Greater divergence between England and Scotland on tax risks reducing revenue for the SNP government.
For all Ruth Davidson’s charm and energy, the party lacks a distinctively progressive policy agenda.
The display of English arrogance and contempt over Brexit is laying waste to traditional ties.
Though some Nats are straining at the leash, the SNP leader is pursuing her goal with patience.
Opponents talk of a govenment beginning to fray round the edges, while internally criticism is surfacing.
The Scottish Tory leader’s frank and moving confession of self-harm and depression shows her determination to “be the change”.
The Scottish First Minister has more in common with Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson than Jeremy Corbyn.
The former leader’s resignation from the party over sexual harassment allegations pits his supporters against Nicola Sturgeon’s.
After a slew controveries, the former first minister is now confronted by the gravest charge yet: allegations of sexual assault.