“Bean-counting has brought short-termism to Europe,” an expert on European integration says of the deeply flawed Eurozone and its leaders’ approach to the unfolding Greek tragedy.
Archives for June 2015
The great Chilean poet, diplomat and politician inspired and continues to inspire Scots, bringing together people of disparate yet similar minds in celebration of a great artist and man.
The new UK energy secretary, Amber Rudd, is backing the wrong policy options – ignoring wind but going for nuclear and fracking, two Scottish experts argue.
The “greenest of all” UK government’s signal it wants to privatise the GIB adds weight to the suggestion it is not a long-term investor in renewables after all.
The EU and Eurozone owe it to history and its long-suffering people to ensure that Greece remains an integral part of both.
This week sees World Refugee Day marking the huge rise in people seeking asylum, escape, sanctuary around the globe in the face of increasingly savage local/regional wars. Here we look at how Jackie Kay evokes identity and belonging – or not.
You might be forgiven for thinking that the rules regarding a patch of land north and south of the Anglo-Scottish border do not vary greatly, but in fact they are governed by completely different legal traditions. Malcolm Combe on Scottish land reform.
The Scottish Government is under attack for failing to meet its climate change targets but David Toke argues it should be given more powers to invest in renewables.
The myth that Labour over-spending “caused” the financial crash and recession of 2008 has had damaging consequences for the British and European economies. Ray Perman examines three deleterious side-effects.
The French and German economy ministers have come up with some radical ideas to get the EU out of its trough – and offer the Tories a way out of their membership renegotiation impasse.