Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Scotland”

The Scottish Uprising

It could well be the most significant political earthquake in British politics in a century.

Posted March 4th, 2015

The SNP Surge and the British General Election

The unionist win last September may have only delayed the dissolution of the union and Scottish independence rather than preventing it all together.

Posted February 26th, 2015

Scotland and the “Fractured, Disunited Kingdom”

Keeping the union on the terms by which it was “saved” last fall may prove to be more trouble than it is worth.

Posted February 4th, 2015

Scotland and Britain’s General Election Mayhem

Labour is still on track to be all but wiped out in Scotland.

Posted January 22nd, 2015

Why the Scottish Independence Debate Isn’t “Settled”

The constitutional question isn’t going to be “settled” as long as Scotland remains part of the union.

Posted December 29th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Replacing Hagel. Nikolas Gvosdev identifies some of the many problems that Obama …

Posted November 28th, 2014

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