Scotland, the North and economic development: compatriots or competitors?

I was honoured to be asked to contribute to a workshop facilitated by SPERI, the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, yesterday. The subject of the roundtable discussion was “Scotland, the North and economic development: compatriots or competitors?” And, as co-convener…

We are on the brink of revolutionary change: thoughts on #BernieSanders

 I shared a platform last night with Bernie Sanders’ brother, Oxford-based Larry, who is campaigning as part of #BritainforBernie and came to speak in Edinburgh. Here is my speech: I’d like to begin by welcoming Larry to Scotland. February is…