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  • Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways

    Why Scotland and Ireland Went Different Ways   FIRST THINGS: September 2014

     
  • Time for Reflection

    Time for Reflection

    Excerpt from Official Report of the Scottish Parliament 4 February 2009 The Presiding Officer (Alex Fergusson): Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader is Professor John […]

     
  • James Wilson

    Scots thinkers who forged new democracy from the colonies

    THE SCOTSMAN 10 April 2008 In an age in which abstract political ideas and ideals have been submerged by politics and political commentary, we have become used to thinking of the US President simply as […]