Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Category - Better together

The best of both worlds

It’s decision time. With just 100 campaigning days left until the referendum people in Scotland are focussing on a decision that will have profound effects on their lives and the lives of generations to come. The scale...

Wheels coming off the wagon

It’s been a pretty big few weeks in the referendum debate. The arguments around the currency and membership of the European Union that have been rumbling along since mid-2012 have come to a head in what’s...

Not a price worth paying

The year of the referendum is finally upon us. As the independence referendum campaign enters its 20th month we are just beginning the actual year of the referendum. Here in Scotland we’re giving the Americans a run for...

From Jessie J to Plan B

‘It’s all about the money, money, money …’ so the great political philosopher, Jessie J, tells us – and in the debate over Scottish independence she couldn’t be more right. Three weeks ago the Nationalist government...

Getting the facts

The mantra of the undecided voter in the independence referendum is ‘I want the facts.’  People are naturally distrustful of politicians and governments who clearly have an obvious agenda. Right from the beginning of...

A question of trust

In 1988, then vice-president George HW Bush made a speech at his party’s national convention accepting the party’s nomination for president. The most famous line from this speech was a clear unequivocal pledge – ‘Read...

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