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When the chairman of Tesco remarked earlier this month that white men had become an "endangered species" in the boardroom, it reminded me why the work of Holyrood's Economy, Fair Works and Jobs committee is so important.
Yesterday, the Scottish Parliament started a debate on whether we should stage another referendum on independence. It will last for two days.
When the SNP launched their manifesto for last year's elections it was made clear that a material change in circumstance could lead once again to the question on whether we should vote to be independent.
I wrote last week about the gunfight at the UK Corral and whether the first minister and the prime minister would pull their respective triggers on Indyref2 and exiting the EU.
It is fast becoming received wisdom that we are being transported back to 2012 for the start of a two-year independence referendum campaign.
Alex Salmond: Why the days of the Empire are over and Westminster must accept Sturgeon’s referendum plan
Alex Salmond talks about Nicola Sturgeon's plans to seek approval from the Scottish Parliament for a second independence referendum.
Today Nicola Sturgeon announced she would seek approval from the Scottish parliament next week for a second independence referendum.
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog, Gordon MP Alex Salmond reflects on the sacking of Lord Heseltine and the damage done to Theresa May's Brexit position.
Alex Salmond: Constitutional crises are like London buses… Wait for one, then three come along at once
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog, Gordon MP Alex Salmond talks about the three constitutional crises facing Prime Minster Theresa May.
"It is on the table...It's likely....Highly likely....Even more likely...Undoubtedly more likely...Looming...Next year....Bring it on."
As I pondered just what musings I would share with you this week, I was spoilt for choice.
When I was first elected as MP for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine in 2015, I was 23 years, eight months and three days old.
Ross Thomson: Business rates U-turn is welcome relief for north-east… But firms still lack certainty
It is well over a month since the Press and Journal started to report on the enormous increases in business rates bills and the potentially devastating impact the rises could have on the local economy.
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video column, Gordon MP Alex Salmond hits back over claims of an "SNP split" on business rates.
There's something we need to talk about.
Gordon MP Alex Salmond has said north-east businesses have a “very legitimate” case in the business rates row.
In recent years, Scotland has been building a reputation as world-leaders in renewable energy production.
I don't like being told what to do. Or what to think. I like to make my own mind up about stuff. I'm obstinate like that.
Ramsay Jones: We’ve suffered the loss of a remarkable man… But Gordon Aikman’s legacy lives on through his selfless work
"I am going to die."
Jenny Laing: Government can’t continue to ignore business rates problem – there is too much at stake
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay will go down in history as the man who ushered in some of the biggest ever council funding cuts while ducking his responsibility to deal with the record rises in business rates which are set to destroy many businesses.
Last week I had a constructive and positive meeting in Aberdeen with the local Chamber of Commerce and individual businesses.
Despite supposedly being retired, some weeks I find myself spending more time travelling than I did when I travelled up and down to London as an MP.
Alex Salmond looks at Theresa May's path over past few months - and where he lives it will end up.
Alex Salmond discusses the origins of the European Court on Human Rights - and asks the question, why would we want to leave it?
All relationships sometimes get rocky. Even special ones. They sometimes need a guiding hand.
Alex Salmond discusses this week's Supreme Court decision over Article 50 vote.
As I travel around Ross, Skye and Lochaber and indeed around much of the Highlands and islands, I am encouraged to meet many businesses, large and small, which are investing for the future.
A competitive and thriving north-east economy has a major part to play in ensuring we have a competitive and thriving Scottish economy.
Nicola Sturgeon has been warned against holding an independence referendum next year by a former deputy leader of the SNP.
Some people will feel vindicated by yesterday's Supreme Court judgment, but few will be very surprised.
For the Scottish Government, it was never about a veto.
On Friday, I arrived at Heathrow Airport from eastern Europe on my way back to Scotland.