How to deprogram a nationalist. 

Subscribe to get our latest articles into your inbox Disagreement in a debate can be healthy – one definition of politics is how civilised society makes decisions when members disagree. But the online debate is often poisonous, and there are genuine and well-founded concerns about the polarisation of societies; in the UK generally, specifically hereContinue reading “How to deprogram a nationalist. “

Shunning Sturgeon

Renouncing Nicola  Are the faithful having doubts? The key figure in the push for Scottish independence since 2014 has been Nicola Sturgeon, the current First Minister of Scotland and the Scottish National Party leader. While her position on fossil fuels, feminism, and Europe has changed with the wind over the decades, Sturgeon has always beenContinue reading “Shunning Sturgeon”

Against Nationalism

Why Do I Oppose Nationalism?  Many of the arguments I make are economic, or practical, or based on the fact that the case being made for Scottish independence is inaccurate, dishonest or weak. However, I have a more fundamental opposition to Nationalism as a philosophy.  Nationalism, the belief in the superiority of one’s own nationContinue reading “Against Nationalism”