Graveyard of Empire: Does national independence make sense after the fall of colonialism?
CommonSpace's special week of coverage on international movements for self-determination continues with a look at the rise and fall of new nationalist movements in the 20th century
THE twentieth century saw the globe cast and re-cast by insurgent nationalisms.
World war, revolution and the rise and fall of Empires combined to promote the establishment of numerous new states.
Nicola Sturgeon seeks indyref2 before 2021, while holding out further devolution olive branch to opponents
The first minister today laid out plans to pursue primary legislation on a second independence referendum, establish a Citizen’s Assembly, and consider proposals from opposition parties for enhancing Scottish devolution
Analysis: With just days until the vote, a defence of the economics of Sterlingisation has still not come
The Scottish Finance Minister, the First Minister and The National editor have all made the case for the Growth Commission’s currency plan – without defending it on the basis of its economic merits
THE SNP spring conference on Saturday will see the Growth Commission’s tweaked plan put to delegates, with amendments proposing a faster transition to a Scottish currency and that the six tests are dropped.
What can we expect from Spain's 'deeply undemocratic' election?
While Spain’s political establishment tries to shut down the constitutional crises ripping the country apart, CommonSpace speaks to Basque candidate for the Spanish Congress Bel Pozueta
YESTERDAY [22 April], Spanish voters watched the first televised debate between candidates ahead of Sunday’s general election.