Robin McAlpine: Unionists – there’s no high ground in the gutter | CommonSpace

CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine says unionists must stop trying to dehumanise their nationalist opponents IS this really how you want your public discourse, unionists? Are you incapable of pursuing your political beliefs without engaging in a focussed, intentional and corrosive strategy of delegitimising the very existence of your opponents?

Source: Robin McAlpine: Unionists – there’s no high ground in the gutter | CommonSpace

Siobhan Tolland: Trump is exploiting a genuine media problem – and you should be afraid | CommonSpace

CommonSpace columnist Siobhan Tolland warns that US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the media will not end well for the people THIS WEEK, the media is taking the brunt of Trump’s warring rhetoric. The lying media is something that certainly resonates here in Scotland, but I am becoming concerned about a tendency for some people to be seduced by the Trump school of media criticism.

Source: Siobhan Tolland: Trump is exploiting a genuine media problem – and you should be afraid | CommonSpace