Analysis: State aid - not immigration - is the debate about the EU we should have had
With the futures of British Steel and Bifab in doubt, and the need for a Green New Deal ever more urgent, should we have been having a different debate about the EU over the past decade?
AS MILLIONS of people across the UK vote today [23 May] in the European Parliamentary elections, it’s worth taking a step back from the maelstrom of British politics and reflecting on the debate we’ve been having which has brought us to this strange impasse.
'Slave economy'? CommonSpace investigation finds employment figures 'skew' reality of modern work
Academics and union leaders warn that we are losing sight of the reality of the jobs market
A COMMONSPACE investigation into Scotland’s jobs market has revealed evidence that reports of record-low unemployment are “skewing” the reality of modern work.
Our investigation found that:
The Salmond row: What we know, what we need to know, and what happens now
The Salmond row has become extremely complex very quickly – CommonSpace provides a handy breakdown of what you need to know
THE debacle over Alex Salmond’s alleged sexual misconduct, which he denies, has engulfed Scottish politics and caused an unseemly public spat between the former and current First Ministers in the press, each accusing the other of smears.