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

Scottish Currency
Analysis
Matthew Wilson

A Scottish Currency

Back in the Old Days, when ‘manners were the measure of the (wo)man’, a very pungent letter with rational and detailed criticism sent to the

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Andrew Neil
Analysis
Matthew Wilson

Being Economical with the truth

On Twitter, Andrew Neil has been crossing swords with Nationalists about the viability of an independent Scotland. Even an impartial observer would say that Neil

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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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