Prosecute Blair if you want to, he’s a non sequitur now

In the meantime, while the Shadow Chancellor might be calling for Blair’s arrest, it is up to us as a public to decide whether or not we really want to see a former prime minister disregarded to the dustbin of history or whether we could like to see Mr Blair put on trial for what he did when holding he mantle of the highest office of this land. The answer is not immediately clear, but we need to get ourselves into a mental place where we know when all the facts are made available. (Read More)

'History is all around us' / CC

It’s time to bring history into the referendum debate

For most of those 307 years Scotland was an equal partner in the British Empire. When considering then the case for independence, “can we seriously pretend”, as Jeremy Paxman asks in his book ‘Empire’,” that a project which dominated the way that Britain regarded the world for so many hundreds of years had no lasting influence on the colonizers, too?” (Read More)