Scottish nationalism

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Road to Referendum: the book and the film.

My documentary series on the national question “Road to Referendum”, continues this week with part 2 on Tuesday at 8.00pm on STV.  See the stars of the poll tax era – and I mean stars – as we revisit the 80s and Thatcherism.     Also, Part 1 is repeated tonight at 7.00 on STV for those … Continue reading

Independence – Is that it?

As Alex Salmond’s flagship referendum bill sank beneath the waves last week, there were precious few mourners at the quayside, even amongst the SNP. There were even fewer criers of ‘betrayal’ – though the godfather of fundamentalism, the former SNP deputy leader, Jim Fairlie, remarked that: “at the mention of the word ‘independence’, a shiver ran … Continue reading

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