Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Scotland”

How the Scottish “Neverendum” Will End

Each time that London has sought to kill off Scottish nationalism, it has simply given the nationalists another platform from which to promote their agenda.

Posted November 14th, 2014

Miliband’s Meltdown

Miliband’s terrible leadership is dragging his party down.

Posted November 7th, 2014

Nothing Is Settled in Scotland

The question of Scottish independence is not going to be “settled” anytime soon.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

The Implosion of the Labour Party

A party can neglect its core supporters for only so long before they give up and move on to an alternative.

Posted October 30th, 2014

UKIP and Euroskepticism

There is less British support for withdrawing from the EU now than there was a few years ago for reasons that have nothing to do with UKIP.

Posted October 23rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

In defense of Christians. Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews Andrew Doran, executive director …

Posted September 19th, 2014

Independence Delayed?

Unless the government makes good on its promises to Scotland, it has simply delayed the inevitable.

Posted September 19th, 2014

Initial Thoughts on the Independence Referendum

No matter what the outcome may be, the referendum has been an enormous triumph of popular political engagement and participation.

Posted September 18th, 2014

Scotland and Separatism in Europe

A Scottish ‘yes’ vote isn’t going to lead to a wave of political crises across Europe.

Posted September 18th, 2014

Scotland and the “Forces of Chaos”

Forbes’ warning is comically alarmist.

Posted September 18th, 2014

The Horror of Being a Normal Country

For interventionists, nothing is more horrifying than minding your own business.

Posted September 17th, 2014

Is Scottish Independence Bad for America?

No matter which way Scotland votes this week, U.S. interests won’t be significantly harmed.

Posted September 16th, 2014

Scotland and Illegal Wars

One side in the independence debate is clearly rejecting at least one kind of military intervention.

Posted September 15th, 2014

Is the Idea of Scottish Independence Baffling?

Nothing could be easier to understand than for people to try getting more control over how (and by whom) they are governed.

Posted September 15th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What Scottish independence would (and wouldn’t) mean. Angus Roxburgh reflects on what …

Posted September 12th, 2014

Scottish Independence and “Anti-Politics Sentiment”

The U.K. may soon be dissolved because unionists don’t have the first clue how to argue their case effectively.

Posted September 7th, 2014

Could Cameron Survive Scottish Independence?

There is already enough discontent with Cameron in his own party that independence would just be the last straw.

Posted September 5th, 2014