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The BBC demotes its boss in Northern Ireland
Putting out bad or highly contentious statements on a busy news day is one of the oldest and sneakiest tricks in the book.
Brexit and globalisation: is this any more than a bureaucratic change?
Fears over the economic and cultural impact of immigration drove the UK from the EU, but what if Brexit provides no solutions and only makes these problems worse?
What does Brexit mean for Northern Ireland?
UKIP leader Nigel Farage wants the 24 June to be a public holiday, Independence Day.
An awful question that will not go away ...
Gerry McAlinden former Head of the Northern Ireland Centre in Europe argues that we should remain in Europe for the sake of future generations
Openness and Stormont's new government
Scope has already examined the potential positives from Stormont’s new outcomes-based approach. However, some are sceptical.
"Say yes to the world's most successful peace building project"
In our second contribution Lisa McElherron Head of Public Affairs at NICVA states the case for Remain.
"Say No to Austerity Europe"
There is more to the Euro debate than a row between nationalist Conservatives and neoliberals. Scope has commissioned pieces outlining very different arguments, for leaving and staying.
Brexit and the border
Debate around the EU referendum has long since fallen down the rabbit hole. Scope takes a look at the issue of the Irish border and comes to a calm if uncertain conclusion.
Are our new ministers fit for purpose?
The second part of our series on the challenges ahead for our new Ministers.
Executive motion - what our ministers have in store
The first half of a broad look of the challenges faced by the ministers in each of Stormont's new departments.
E petitions: bringing politics to the people
Scope talks to Mairaid McMahon who has single-handedly paved the way for people in Northern Ireland to have a greater say in government.
Promoting good race relations in NI
The best recipe for good relations between minorities and everyone else is people from different backgrounds meeting on an equal footing and getting to know each other better as individuals, according to the South Belfast Roundtable
Europe: NICVA says remain
Scope asks NICVA Chief Executive Seamus McAleavey why his organisation has taken the unprecedented step of campaigning in the upcoming European referendum.
Outcomes and the Programme for Government
The new PfG - currently under construction, intertwined with sticky negotiations over the Executive - will be "outcomes-based". What does this mean? Surely this can't be new? Scope looks at a new model for all sectors.