Media

Articles, Interviews, and Stories from the ISP and Guest Contributors from around Scotland

Varys Tyrion GOT
Analysis
Julie McAnulty

It Depends on the Soldier

There’s a scene in Game of Thrones where Varys, the GOT equivalent of Sir Humphrey poses Tyrion Lannister a riddle. There is a king, a

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Women's Rights
Analysis
Julia Pannell

A Victory for Common Sense

It is with some relief that we have just heard that the Lamont Amendment to the Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) bill

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Scotland Japan
Analysis
Matthew Wilson

Learning From Japan

In a brief summary in his book Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere, the journalist Paul Mason describes the self-defeating actions of the Obama administration when

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Scottish Currency
Analysis
Matthew Wilson

A Scottish Currency

‘Loyalties are no longer the currency of the world. The currency of the world these days is…currency,’ said the bad British captain in one film

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Motorway
Analysis
Julie McAnulty

Taking the Wheel

Some years ago, a friend of mine was on a car journey along the motorway, with their brother driving. The night before there had been a

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