Devo Plus was launched today as an attempt to give a shot of caffeine into the whole debate. We got warm horlicks instead.
Archive for February 2012
An important new book on the 1988 Lockerbie bombing has been published today which explores a number of key areas crucial to the case, including eight which relate to previously unseen evidence. Author John Ashton, a former member of the… Read More ›
The Scottish Football Association have appointed Lord William Nimmo Smith to chair their inquiry into recent activities at Rangers. Here one well-informed caller nails it about problems with Campbell Ogilvie, Martin Bain and Rangers…the professional journalists listen closely as they… Read More ›
By Fiona MacInnes The class divide is alive and well in the fishing industry. As the multi- millionaires of the Mill- owning Baron class from the industrial pelagic fleet skip from court with what amounts, in their terms to paltry fines, it’s worth… Read More ›
There’s a sizeable article in today’s Scotsman questioning (yet again) Scotland’s ability to be independent of Mothership London. This time the talkdown goes under the headline “Scotland can’t afford oil fund without major cuts” . The article is interesting as… Read More ›
An independent Scotland means the end of Trident in the UK.
The Prime MInister was in Jockland to announce his new Devo Shsh initiative. Here is David Cameron eating porridge in Fife last week. Special prize to the reader with the funniest caption for the event…
By Gerry Hassan This is not another article on football. The Rangers crisis has filled the airwaves and media this week. For the second time this year Scotland has gone international and viral, spreading across the globe connecting the diaspora… Read More ›
A government we didn’t elect presiding over an economy we don’t control.
By Moira Dalgetty in Athens. Television images of demonstrators being teargassed by riot police in Athens on Sunday night followed the usual rules of media coverage of civil unrest – plenty of graphic images with little or no honest representation… Read More ›
Defending Mary Ann Kennedy’s Global Gathering
(Streeps) easly as good as Rory Bremner and miles better than Mike Yarwood…
By Jonathan Mackie It’s a common – and often justified – complaint that Scotland’s mainstream media outlets focus disproportionately on Glasgow when deeming what’s worthy of ‘news’ status. This time, however, the goings-on over recent weeks at Hollywood’s favourite Kremlin… Read More ›
By Pat Kane Under what conditions – say, the next 24 months leading up to the most important political event in 300 years for Scotland – could a “Labour for Independence” exist?
Is an independent Scotland meant to be a democratically-founded nation or is it to be stitched up in a negotiation between a gang of professional politicians and even-more professional civil servants?
Kelvingrove Park Bandstand Seminary St Peter’s Cardross More at Abandoned Scotland here.
Britain’s Ancien Regime is in a state of flux and the current situation is loaded with potential and provides those of us striving for the maximum change in society with a historic opportunity.
Hat’s off to the amazing folks at Blipfoto…
Let’s stop living in a past that only half-existed.