3 Articles by: James Foley

James Foley is the author, with Pete Ramand, of Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence and, with Neil Davidson and Ben Wray, of Scotland After Britain: The Two Souls of Scottish Independence (Verso Books, 2022).

Scottish Independence Is About Ordinary Scots, Not Alex Salmond’s Ego

Ahead of May’s Scottish elections, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon finds herself embroiled in an intense row with her predecessor Alex Salmond, who last week formed his own separate party. The clash between the two is sure to dominate the election campaign — but it’s also a distraction from the democratic issues at the heart of the independence movement.