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Uncertainty and the Stormont House Agreement
Provisions for dealing with the past within the Stormont House Agreement have come in for much public criticism. Scope looks at whether confusion on the issues is related to a lack of honest dialogue with the public.
Why Bryson should be heard in public
Scope editor Nick Garbutt argues that the decision to hold part of the Finance Committee's Nama investigation in private is a subversion of democracy.
If Stormont falls we'll all be the worst for it
The current political crisis is having unexpected consequences, Scope reports.
Did the IRA go away?
Are there any politicians and commentators who seriously did not know that the IRA still existed?
Shroud education: sharing and the future
Shared Education is the big new thing for helping society come together and improving schooling. But what are we supposed to expect?
Will the BBC get blown away by the gathering storm?
Just how serious is the threat to the BBC posed by the Westminster government and should we be worried about it?
Why we need to know the truth about Kincora
Why is Secretary of State Theresa Villiers so determined to ensure that allegations about child abuse at Kincora Boys Home in Belfast does not form part of the UK investigation?
Shifting sands: NI's political landscape on marriage equality is changing
Last week Scope highlighted the view that marriage equality in Northern Ireland is "inevitable" - are changes in the past week a sign of this inevitability in action?
Spooky action at an unknown distance - GCHQ and Amnesty International
The security services exist to protect us as citizens and allow us to live in freedom. Scope speaks with spying victims Amnesty International about whether spying on human rights organisations can fulfil that purpose.
The other Villiers in Ireland: famine, internment, rebellion
Theresa Villiers is not the first of her family to hold high office in Ireland.
It's just a ride - the economic impact of perception
Another 12th of July, more phantasmagorical news footage of screaming, hatred and violence – what now for Brand Northern Ireland?
Sexism, racism and periscopes: Upper Bann on twitter
Upper Bann is just getting back to normal again after an election campaign that ended in acrimony with allegations of racist abuse.
Twitter: the MLAs of South Antrim
South Antrim - the Jewel of the Six Mile – joins Scope’s list of constituencies to receive a sober and sombre social media probe.