Monday 29 December 2014


SNP, Lib Dems and Labour out (September 26, 2015)
One year on we must still fight for Britain (September 19, 2015)
Let’s make September 18th the UK’s national day (September 17, 2015)
If you think Tories are heartless, you should try socialists (September 13, 2015)
Only losers march (September 12, 2015)
The melting pot melts nationalism (September 4, 2015)
Why we are where we are in Scotland (August 29, 2015)
Dwelling in the land of Nod (August 28, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady : Epilogue (August 22, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady XIII (August 22, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady XII (August 20, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady XI (August 17, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady X (August 15, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady IX (August 14, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady VIII (August 12, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady VII (August 10, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady VI (August 8, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady V (August 7, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady IV (August 5, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady III (August 3, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady II (August 1, 2015)
The love song of the dark lady I (August 1, 2015)
Hare Alex, Hare Nicola : an introduction (August 1, 2015)
Despair is the sickness unto death (July 26, 2015)
#Brexit kills Scottish nationalism stone dead (July 25, 2015)
Nationalism is destroying the Eurozone (July 18, 2015)
Don’t import #Grexit into the UK (June 26, 2015)
We must find a common purpose in Scotland (June 6, 2015)
The debate about the EU must be about democracy (May 29, 2015)
Marriage has no purpose now (May 29, 2015)
Dazzling with an excess of truth (May 22, 2015)
The positive view of the SNP is only shared by insiders (May 22, 2015)
Throwing away the ladder (May 4, 2015)
It’s hatred of Tories that is destroying Labour in Scotland (May 3, 2015)
What's so great about Britain? (May 1, 2015)
This campaign of hatred must be turned off (April 30, 2015)  
Is there an ideal result for Scottish UK supporters? (April 4, 2015)
The road not taken (April 3, 2015)
Kierkegaard and The Exorcist (March 29, 2015)
Always do what your opponent least wants (March 28, 2015)
A lady of little faith (March 22, 2015)
One nation, indivisible (March 21, 2015)

The teleological suspension of the ethical and the great man theory of murder: Raskolnikov and Abraham as knights of faith or murderers
 (March 15, 2015)
An enemy of the people (March 14, 2015)
If God does not exist everything, is permitted (March 8, 2015)
On the Waterfront (March 7, 2015)
Either/Or (February 28, 2015)
Lily of St. Leonards, or, The complete works of Effie Deans (February 22, 2015)
Independence is becoming ever less likely (February 21, 2015)
An Indyref romance (February 14, 2015)
Things fall apart when the centre cannot hold (February 7, 2015)
The SNP is based on a distinction without difference (January 31, 2015)
Goodbye to all that (January 24, 2015)
“O rus!..” (January 1, 2015)
It's Scotland that needs rescuing now (December 27, 2014)
Failing to take No for an answer (December 20, 2014)
Tactical voting will defeat Salmond (December 13, 2014)
The social media campaign must start now (December 6, 2014)
Look where nationalism leads (November 30, 2014)
Scarlet on the Horizon, a novel by Effie Deans (November 29, 2014)
SNP plots have not been thought through (November 22, 2014)
What is devolution for? (November 15, 2014)
To remember you need to know what you're remembering (November 8, 2014)
There’s something rotten in the state of Scotland (November 1, 2014)
Nationalism has turned Scotland into a place of whisperers. (October 26, 2014)
Failing to move on after historical turning points leaves you on the wrong side of history(October 4, 2014)
Moving on, but with a glimpse backwards (September 27, 2014)
What we achieved (September 20, 2014)
To vote Yes would be worse than folly (September 13, 2014)
Don’t sell your birthright for a mess of nationalism. (September 6, 2014)
The foundation of nationalism is division (August 30, 2014)
Don't trust someone who would say anything to win independence (August 23, 2014)
It’s the SNP's attitude to democracy that worries me most (August 16, 2014)
Nationalist accusations of scaremongering are illogical (August 9, 2014)
Is there a democratic deficit in Scotland? (August 2, 2014)
Nationalist arguments depend on a strange misunderstanding of the word “country”(July 26, 2014)
A summary with two months to go (July 19, 2014)
A parable about wind (July 13, 2014)
A brand new UK is on offer if we vote No. (June 21, 2014)
Why an independent Scotland would face a demographic challenge (June 14, 2014)
A vote for independence is a vote for the SNP (June 7, 2014)
Would independence really help those living in poverty? (May 31, 2014)
Independence movements like UKIP and the SNP are enemies of the EU project (May 24, 2014)
Scotland does not need independence to be a country (May 17, 2014)
On the difference between a Scottish and British identity (May 10, 2014)
Independence and the choice about citizenship (May 3, 2014)
The description British nationalist is either trivial, offensive or false (April 26, 2014)
Is civic nationalism consistent with independence? (March 15, 2014)
Independence and the meaning of the word "foreign" (March 8, 2014)
To Alex Salmond on the occasion of his speech 4th March 2014 (with apologies to Mr J. Keats) (March 5, 2014)
The independence debate and the need for good neighbours (March 1, 2014)
A Doric declaration of independence (February 22, 2014)
The threat of independence (February 15, 2014)
Vote no If you want to keep the Tories out of Scotland (February 8, 2014)
The delusion of independence (February 1, 2014)
The SNP would destroy what the NHS stands for (January 25, 2014)
Expressing uncertainty is not scaremongering (January 19, 2014)
Do you have to feel British to support the UK? (January 1, 2014)
Why nationalist accusations of scaremongering are illogical (December 24, 2013)
You don't know what you've got til it's gone (December 15, 2013)
An appeal to our fellow Brits (December 7, 2013)
These people could win (November 30, 2013)
Is Scotland a nation? (May 19, 2013)
Do Independent countries have the right to their own currency? (May 5, 2013)
The Union is an accident of history (April 21, 2013)
Could an independent Scotland avoid austerity? (April 7, 2013)
Independence weighed in the balance (March 31, 2013)
The benefits of independence (March 24, 2013)
The difference between a compatriot and a foreigner (March 10, 2013)
The implications of independence (February 23, 2013)
Should England have its own parliament? (February 16, 2013)
A tale of two referendums (February 2, 2013)
Is Unionism a form of nationalism? (January 26, 2013)
Is the utility of Scottish independence pragmatic? (December 15, 2012)
Taking wings from reality, or, nationalism's failure to understand the concept of both/and (December 8, 2012)
A sense of Scottish identity does not require independence (December 8, 2012)
Are the SNP the heirs to Michael Foot? (December 1, 2012)
A positive case for unionism (November 17, 2012)
On remembering what Scots fought for (November 11, 2012)
The SNP threatens unionism not only in Scotland (November 4, 2012)
Scottish independence would delight our enemies and dismay our friends (October 25, 2012)
On the North-South divide and the secession of South Britain (October 13, 2012)
Self-determination and the Union (October 6, 2012)
Can Scots bear to live in the same country as the English? (October 6, 2012)
Failing to face up to the logic of independence (October 6, 2012)
What if Scotland had voted for independence in 1997? (October 6, 2012)
The unfulfilled promises of independence (October 6, 2012)
Why independence is not a matter for children (October 6, 2012)
What Scots could lose with independence (October 6, 2012)
Scottish Independence: a question of identity (October 6, 2012)
The argument for independence depends on a linguistic anomaly (October 6, 2012)
A choice between two unions (October 6, 2012)
Scotland, debt and subsidy (October 6, 2012)
A dilemma for left-wing nationalists (October 6, 2012)
How the unionist campaign can attract support (October 6, 2012)
A fundamental flaw in a nationalist truth (October 6, 2012)
Why Scottish nationalism is founded on ancestry (October 6, 2012)
Understanding the 1980s is the key to understanding Scottish politics today (October 6, 2012)
Why Scottish unionists should be concerned about English nationalism (October 6, 2012)
What the history of the SNP tells us about nationalism (October 6, 2012)
Why monetary union may not survive independence (October 6, 2012)
Scotland and home rule (October 6, 2012)
Why I'm not a nationalist (October 6, 2012)
The two kinds of Scottish nationalist (October 6, 2012)
What has the union ever done for us? (October 6, 2012)
Is there a contradiction between euroscepticism and unionism? (October 6, 2012)
Salmond wants independence in the UK (October 6, 2012)
How the SNP uses Anglophobia to split the union (October 6, 2012)
SNP and the development of newspeak (October 6, 2012)
Why “devo-max” is the greatest threat to the union (October 6, 2012)
Counter Arguments to YesScotland (October 6, 2012)
A tale of two SNPs (October 6, 2012)
The one thing that the the EU lacks is the one thing that the UK has. Why would we give it up? (October 6, 2012)
Self-determination and the Union (October 6, 2012)