Scottish elections: will Alba shake things up?
Chris Bambery explains how the new Alba party has caused a stir in the upcoming election, but why the independence movement needs a grassroots campaign
Scottish independence at a crossroads: where has Alba come from?
Dissatisfaction with the SNP’s lack of strategy and turn to neoliberalism is being expressed in the new pro-independence Alba party, argues Chris Bambery
Scottish Labour lurches to the right
The promise of radical transformation in Scotland will not come from inside Scottish Labour, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica.
The SNP bust-up: what does it mean for Scottish independence?
Scottish politics is at a turning point, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
Scotland: independence, coronavirus and immigration policy
With growing support for Scottish independence, Kieran Isgin looks at the widening gulf on handling the pandemic and immigration between Scotland and Westminster
Independence requires democratic control
As support for Scottish independence continues to surge, supporters need to be honest about the weaknesses of the official argument and demand democratic control, argues Jonathon Shafi
Tory shambles boosts support for Scottish independence
Polls in Scotland show a consistent lead in favour of independence as the Tory Covid failures are laid bare, argues Chris Bambery
The contact tracers tracing contact tracers in Lanarkshire
The outbreak at an NHS England Covid contact tracing call centre in Scotland exposes why workplaces aren’t actually safe, argues Sophie Johnson
The crisis of the UK intensifies after Glasgow IndyRef2 march
Despite torrential conditions, over 80,000 took to the streets to demand a Scottish independence referendum, reports Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
Scotland: it's time to break from a broken UK
The SNP's overwhelming victory in the election demonstrates the appeal for an independence referendum, but this will have to be won on the streets, argues Chris Bambery
Scotland will be a key battleground in Tory Britain
Scots have again rejected Tory rule and have to be ready for Tory vengeance, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
Labour's record on independence means we shouldn't expect a rush of Corbynista MPs from Scotland, argues Chris Bambery
The impact of the manifesto: canvassing for Labour in Glasgow North
Labour’s radical policies are visibly popular on the doorstep, reports Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
The Corbyn effect in Scotland - campaign report
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour is offering hope in Scotland, reports Mark Porciani from the campaign trail in Glasgow North East
What it will take to beat the Tories in Scotland
The SNP’s disappointing drift rightwards and Labour’s confusion on the national question make it harder for the left both during and after the general election, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
Westminster is broken, it's time for Scotland to quit
The latest attack on democracy by Boris Johnson highlights that the UK is not a union of equals, it's time for Scottish independence, argues Chris Bambery
Gordon Brown, Scottish Labour and independence
As Jeremy Corbyn meets with Gordon Brown, Chris Bambery looks at Brown's role in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum and the current state of Scottish Labour
The SNP, Russia and the turn to the establishment
Sturgeon's rhetoric goes against the spirit of the Scottish independence movement. The left must unite against the state, argues David Jamieson
Scottish independence: three years on from the vote
Class and the question of Scottish independence are inextricably linked, argues Chris Bambery
The election result: What happened in Scotland?
A look at the difference in this election on either side of the border, from Chris Bambery
Scotland: the SNP must fend off the Tories
In a divided Scotland, it is only the SNP that can hold off the Tories in this election, argues Chris Bambery
Is there a Tory revival in Scotland?
An analysis of what is going on across the border, from Chris Bambery
Sturgeon plays the Thatcher card in Scotland
In the absence of an alternative to the left, will the SNP be seen as the best shield to protect the Scottish people?
Scottish independence: which side are you on?
Opposition to the establishment will be strengthened if people south of the border support Scottish independence
The fight is on: campaigning for an independent Scotland starts now
What now in the campaign for Scottish independence?
Double or quits: Scottish independence on the march
Once again a challenge to the union can provide space for proper oppositional forces to develop, argues Brian Heron
Scottish independence: do not let the SNP squander this new opportunity
Following Nicola Sturgeon's announcement, Vladimir Unkovski-Korica makes the case for a socialist, internationalist Scotland independent from Westminster and Brussels
How the Labour right disenfranchises young people
Tom Watson recently accused 'Trotskyist entryists' of 'twisting the arms' of young members of the Labour Party. A young left-wing activist responds
How the left can move forward in 2016
As a tumultuous year in British politics comes to an end, Alex Snowdon takes a look at the implications for the year ahead
In Athens and on the Clyde, workers are striking against neoliberal Europe
Today's strikes in Athens and Glasgow are in opposition to the neoliberal policies of the European Union argues Reuben Bard-Rosenberg
Scotland's 'Democratic Revolution'
David Jamieson looks at how mass disaffection with austerity led to the SNP's landslide and the prospect of a radical left electoral challenge
Standing up to Project Fear: build a second force in Scottish politics
The SNP landslide has shown a glimpse of what ordinary people can do when they realise their own power. Now, the social movement must hold them to account for their promises
Our aspiration: a united resistance to the Tories
The Tories don't have the support to carry through unpopular policies - we have to build a huge movement against them argues Lindsey German
John Rees looks at what can rise from the ashes of the election
All sectarianism is damaging to the working class interest. But Miliband's threats to Scottish voters are dangerous, potentially mortal writes Brian Heron
The gamble of the dying
David Cameron and his friends are playing up the 'threat' from the SNP. This gamble may yet buy them a few seats - but at the expense of their own future writes James Meadway
Election scenarios: the crisis of British politics
This is a whole new chapter in politics, for the British political system is in a state of deep crisis writes Alastair Stephens
Establishment campaign to subvert the next government has already begun
The establishment's anti-SNP hysteria is aimed at the post election world - they want to nip in the bud any chance of real change
What are the choices? The left, the elections and how to get to a better place
Establishment politics is fracturing, but the General Election outcome won't represent the anger with the elite. Chris Nineham outlines a strategy for popular opposition and generating a new left
Scottish Nationalism: ambivalent about national independence?
The continued rise of the SNP has led to increased metropolitan suspicion and a growing backlash. What is the content of the SNP’s nationalism?
The return of the Party member?
The membership of mainstream parties is plummeting, but people are joining parties if they look as if they are going to take on the elite, argues John Rees
Meltdown in Scotland: Labour's organic crisis
Johann Lamont's sudden departure as Scottish Labour leader has brought Labour's crisis in Scotland - and beyond - into sharp relief
Scottish Labour: living on borrowed time
Following Yes majorities in party heartlands Chris Bambery examines a Scottish Labour under threat of annihilation
10 thoughts on Scotland after the vote
David Jamieson provides a sober analysis of the hard truths and new opportunities following from a No vote in the independence referendum
The SNP’s gay marriage crisis
Adam Frew analyses why the SNP have got themselves into a mess over same-sex marriage.