Bill Ramsay: The UK's post-Brexit Defence policy is dangerously delusional
Bill Ramsay, SNP CND chair, examines Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson’s speech yesterday, finds his vision for the British military post-Brexit is dangerously delusional, especially in its plans to sail into the South China Sea
Analysis: Gavin Williamson's Empire 2.0 'reign of terror' is Britain in late stage imperial decline
The UK Defence Minister delivered a speech for the ages – so riddled with imperial bombast and blood-thirsty intent that no one could fail to read it and still think Britain is one of the world’s good guys
GAVIN WILLIAMSON, UK Defence Minister, delivered a speech on Monday [11 February] that will probably go down in history. Not because it was in any way good, or coherent, or elegant. It was none of those things.
5 big ‘rock the boat’ ideas the indy movement could take from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Sturgeon has praised Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for “rocking the boat” – does the independence movement need to pick up some of her radical ideas?
FIRST MINISTER Nicola Sturgeon took Twitter time out from Brexit on Tuesday [29 January] to make a perhaps surprising intervention into the internal politics of the Democrats in the US.
Analysis: SNP's backing of the coup in Venezuela is the cost of Western alignment
The SNP's intervention is unnecessary and a clear overture to more powerful forces
THE SNP has finally come out on the side of the growing international clamour for the overthrow of the Venezuelan government, spearheaded by US President Donald Trump.
Gordon Morgan: Trade wars and tech battles - China, Huawei and 5G
Gordon Morgan, Common Weal energy researcher, looks at the recent arrest of a Huawei executive in Canada, and finds it to be at the centre of an imperialist rivalry between the US and China over the future of big tech, as 5G is about to transform the digital communications market
Analysis: The all-encompassing liberal ideology of seeking a return to ‘normal’
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray says the responses to the Trump-Putin summit from many liberals have given up on critical thought, to the extent that the ideology of the return to ‘normal’ – a time before insurgent populism – is now the blatant ideology of much of the media
THERE is something more than a little unnerving in the response of Trump’s opponents to his remarks at the now infamous Helsinki Summit, not because it’s new but because it has now reached a fevered state.
Analysis: 5 key things about the Trump-Putin Summit
CommonSpace analyses why the Trump-Putin Summit was so significant
THE press conference following the Summit in Helsinki between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will perhaps be remembered as one of the most politically remarkable in recent memory, as the US president set himself against not just the US media and foreign policy establishment, but also his own Intelligence services.