Beginnings of a new dawn?

The election of Richard Leonard as Leader of the Scottish Labour Party benefits the whole of the left.

The Editor – no silly season

Jeremy Corbyn is touring Labour marginals (90-100 ) highlighting the weakness of the Tories & proving he is a gr8 speaker.

More than no monarchy

Graham Smith sketches out what a modern republic would look like.

Making Britain non-nuclear

Arthur West surveys the possibilities after the signing of a new treaty.

Orange and green plus red, white & blue

Brian Campfield examines the underlying forces of Northern Ireland’s political impasse.

Making sense of ‘October’

Ian Gasse highlights a weekend of film in Dumfries reconsidering the October Revolution of 1917.

Editorial comment: Where we are now

The Tories did as much to lose their slim parliamentary majority as Labour did to bring about the General Election Result.

Constituting Scotland

We reprint in full and unchanged from issue number two (Dec 2000), Tom Nairn debating Scotland's future.

Vladimir McTavish’s A KICK UP THE TABLOIDS

Vladimir McTavish on the three-day rollercoaster of emotions for millions of left-leaning Scots.

Editorial: action stations for 8 June

May calling a snap election is driven by her sense of opposition weakness, firing the equivalent of a volley from heavy field guns against Corbyn and Labour in particular.