Insights

View from the Street: The final straight...

As enter the final week of the General Election, Adam Shaw looks reviews the manifestos and campaigns.

View from the Street: Who is watching?...

David Gaffney examines the impact of funding cuts on journalists' ability to scrutinise.

View from the Street: Manifesto monotony...

Lyle Hill discusses the need to shorten manifestos to improve our public debate.

View from the Street: Manifesto monotony...

View from the Street: On-screen politics...

Adam Shaw looks at the role television debates have played in recent general elections, and how they might affect the next four weeks.

View from the Street: When no news is news...

Adam Shaw examines two recent instances where the news that announcement was to be made sparked more discussion than the announcement itself.

View from the Street: "All politics is loc...

In this week's View from the Street, Ania Lewandowska analyses the issues and debates that will define the upcoming local elections.

View from the Street: "All politics is loc...

View from the Street: Prevention is better...

After a bad week for corporate reputations, David Gaffney explains why prevention is better than cure.

View from the Street: Prevention is better...

View from the Street: A good leader knows ...

Susan Arthur reflects on a turbulent two weeks in South Africa.

View from the Street: A good leader knows ...

View from the Street: CSR is dead, long li...

Harriet Moll examines the role of business in the community.

View from the Street: CSR is dead, long li...

View from the Street: The Silk Roads of th...

Stuart Taylor considers Peter Frankopan's new book, The Silk Roads: a New History of the World.

View from the Street: The Silk Roads of th...

View from the Street: The Budget Quick Fla...

Andrew Wilson gives his analysis of Philip Hammond's first Budget as Chancellor.

View from the Street: The Budget Quick Fla...

View from the Street: DUP feeling the heat...

Laura Leslie dissects the Irish Assembly election and the future of the devolved government.

View from the Street: DUP feeling the heat...

View from the Street: Millennials need to ...

Generational inequality has become a hot topic in UK politics. It is widely accepted that millennials will be the first generation in modern times to be financially worse off than their parents. For politicians to come to their aid, they must use the ballot box effectively.

View from the Street: Millennials need to ...

View from the Street: Brand politics...

As politics becomes more divided and identity dominates debate, consumers are increasingly shopping with brands that they feel share their values. This puts companies in a risky situation: do they remain apolitical for fear of backlash or do they tie their flag to the mast of political movements?

View from the Street: Brand politics...

View from the Street 2017: Fasten your sea...

In June last year the people of the United Kingdom as a whole decided we are leaving, in a huff, on a trip around the world to meet new friends and strike new deals. And, most importantly, we are never coming back.

View from the Street 2017: Fasten your sea...

View from the Street: Edinburgh - a vision...

I’d consider myself one of Edinburgh’s biggest fans. Born and raised here, I’ve barely experienced life anywhere else, if you discount four hazy years spent at university in Stirling and very occasional foreign holidays.

View from the Street: Edinburgh - a vision...

View from the Street: It’s official, we’re...

Susan Arthur looks at the recent phenomenon of "post-truth" politics, as the word (or, rather two words) wins The Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year.

View from the Street: It’s official, we’re...

View from the Street: Autumn Statement Qui...

Andrew Wilson tells you all you need to know about the Autumn Statement.

View from the Street: Autumn Statement Qui...

View from the Street: 'Winner takes all' i...

Adam Shaw discusses the case for electoral reform following the US election last week, in which Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost to Donald Trump in the Electoral College.

View from the Street: 'Winner takes all' i...

Whatever the US was before, it's something...

US Citizen Silas McGilvray offers a personal reflection on Trump's election.

Whatever the US was before, it's something...