Insights

View from the Street: The Lost Words...

After the Oxford English Dictionary declares its 2017 word of the year, David Gaffney looks at the evolution of words and how they are kept alive only through regular use. He recommends The Lost Words, a new book that devotes attention to the language of nature and the nature of language.

View from the Street: The Lost Words...

View from the Street: Four nations, one pe...

After a last-minute deal secures the Brexit divorce bill, Laura Leslie looks at how deep the Conservative party's unionist roots really go.

View from the Street: Four nations, one pe...

View from the Street: When Harry met Megha...

After this week's announcement of an engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Scott Reid goes behind the buzz and asks what the real story might be.

View from the Street: When Harry met Megha...

View from the Street: Gender equality woul...

Andrew Wilson looks at the gender pay gap and argues that creating a step change with regards to this issue will add to growth and productivity in the short, medium and long term.

View from the Street: Gender equality woul...

View from the Street: President Zuckerberg...

Will he, won't he? Lyle Hill ponders a run for the White House by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and whether he might be more to similar President Trump than we think.

View from the Street: President Zuckerberg...

View from the Street: If you belong to Gla...

Stuart Taylor discusses his hometown of Glasgow and why we must invest in our cities to help them flourish.

View from the Street: If you belong to Gla...

View from the Street: Refugees – suffer th...

It’s a big ugly world out there and our ability to navigate it successfully can be determined to a large extent by our childhood experiences.

View from the Street: Refugees – suffer th...

View from the Street: Not all heroes wear ...

In this week's View from the Street, Adam Shaw discusses how easily you can help save a life.

View from the Street: 'The falcon cannot h...

In this week's View from the Street, Scott Reid offers an opinion on way out of the current stalemate in Catalonia.

View from the Street: 'The falcon cannot h...

View from the Street: Is It Still America ...

In the week following the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, Rob Ballantyne argues that the country must address its lethal gun obsession. However, in the meantime, he says people should be careful and realistic in their perceptions of how dangerous it is to visit the land of the free.

View from the Street: Is It Still America ...

View from the Street: Reasons to be Cheerf...

With diversity high up the agenda, and hundreds of teenage girls descending on Edinburgh last week to talk and listen to inspiring women, Martha Walsh writes that there are many reasons to be cheerful when it comes to achieving gender equality.

View from the Street: Reasons to be Cheerf...

View from the Street: Scotland's settled w...

With September marking the 20th anniversary of the Scottish devolution referendum, Andrew Wilson offers his thoughts on the past two decades and explains why its time for the adolescent years of devolution to come to an end.

View from the Street: Scotland's settled w...

View from the Street: Mobile phones are ou...

David Gaffney laments the dangerous use of mobile phones by drivers, and explains why their use in cars is bordering on an epidemic.

View from the Street: Mobile phones are ou...

View from the Street: We can’t afford not ...

Martha Walsh argues we need better investment in cycling infrastructure, to encourage more of us to make use of the bike as a simple, affordable and healthy way to get around.

View from the Street: We can’t afford not ...

View from the Street: Lost in Translation...

Our intern, Philip Sime, laments our reluctance to learn new foreign languages.

View from the Street: Lost in Translation...

View from the Street: A cheapskate at the ...

Robert Ballantyne offers a local's guide to getting the most out of the Edinburgh festival season on a budget.

View from the Street: A cheapskate at the ...

View from the Street: National team health...

Frame partner Darryl Broadfoot hopes the success of Scotland's national women's football team will encourage young girls to be fitter and healthier.

View from the Street: National team health...

View from the Street: Trump's Empty Presid...

Is it possible to have a presidency that doesn’t make any difference and doesn’t actually accomplish anything? Kevin Pringle discusses in this week's View from the Street

View from the Street: Trump's Empty Presid...

View from the Street: The Generation Game...

Our intern, Ellie Nicholson, explains why political parties can’t afford to ignore younger voters any longer.

View from the Street: The Generation Game...

View from the Street: A View from Centre C...

It’s a thing of wonder, really, that two brothers from a small town in central Scotland can rule the world at tennis.

View from the Street: A View from Centre C...