It is time the SNP accepted it has to resolve the glaring contradictions in its emerging vision for Scotland. That means Nicola Sturgeon has to take control of economic policy.
It’s in Scottish Labour’s interests to back a parliamentary debate on universalism. We hope they do.
The power of the business lobby appears to be growing and growing in the fertile environment the media and the No campaign are offering it. We need to make sure right-wing ideology is not the biggest winner from the independence referendum.
It is likely ‘the mainstream’ won’t understand the significance of SCND’s decision to affiliate with Yes Scotland. But they’ll come to understand the consequences of why it happened.
Those who interpret and predict Scottish politics spent last week fussing over a minor bluff while, potentially, the very structural integrity of Scottish politics may have begun to shift