British Politics Could Get Very Nasty
May 08, 2015

The SNP now has, in a triumphant Conservative Party, a bogeyman to pick a five-year-long fight with in Westminster.

What Does England Want?
May 03, 2015

Not since the 1600s has the English establishment been so politically threatened in its heartland.

Spain Is Learning All the Wrong Lessons from Scotland's Referendum
September 23, 2014

Why the country should let Cataluña vote on independence.

What Robert Burns Would Have Made of Scottish Independence
September 19, 2014

The poet helped forge Scotland's national identity.

After Scotland, The United Kingdom Has to Fundamentally Change
September 19, 2014

Unless there is major constitutional reform, there will be a second Scottish independence referendum very soon.

Scotland Rejected Independence But Alex Salmond Still Got Exactly What He Wanted
September 19, 2014

The independence campaign failed, but Alex Salmond still won.

Will Britain Lose its Seat on the U.N. Security Council Seat if Scotland Becomes Independent?
September 16, 2014

The United Kingdom has been on the U.N. Security Council since its creation in 1946. Would Scottish independence change that?

The Dissolution of the U.K. Would Be a Bad Omen for the Rest of the World
September 15, 2014

If Britain cannot work out how to stay together, the portents for the 21st century are dark indeed.

No, Scottish Independence Would Not Guarantee Permanent Tory Rule
September 12, 2014

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Scottish independence would not usher in Tory rule. Instead, it could a disaster for political parties across the aisle.