by Jonathan Wills Let me explain: Should Scotland be an independent country? Well, yes, of course it should. All countries, surely, should be independent. Otherwise they’re provinces, not countries. But many countries, by choice, are not fully independent, for example… Read More ›
After the extraordinary analysis by Peter Jones in the Scotsman, we prefer this, by John Warren. Like Vitol, like NHS privatisation, like Tony’s Cronies, like Osborne’s economics it’s a case of Follow the Money … Following Russia’s military action in… Read More ›
By Gavin Falconer Alan Trench, writing on his “Devolution Matters” blog, this week put a name to the UK Government’s newly robust referendum strategy: the “excluded middle”. In a nutshell, that strategy might be summed up as one of undermining,… Read More ›
by George Gunn On Monday 24th February 2014 it was a tale of two cabinets and one city. This was the day we saw two different political cultures at work. After a brief sprint around BP’s ETAP platform roughly 100… Read More ›
By Mike Small Douglas Alexander’s speech today is a travesty of superficiality and bland meaningless utterances about more powers for the Scottish Parliament. It’s not so much light as non-existent. There is, literally no content, no actual detail at all…. Read More ›
By Hamish Scott One of the signs of a changing constitutional politics in Scotland is a change of slogans and their claims. For many years, the description of the Union as a ‘partnership of equals’ was perhaps the most popular… Read More ›
As the Osborne offensive flops – we look at 5 reasons why and how this weeks big efforts to torpedo Yes have backfired spectacularly …
This year is the most important year of our lives. We have a chance to influence an historical event. Too many of us are just sitting around waiting for people we don’t trust to give us answers. It’s time for Scottish Hip Hop to stand up and be counted. Let us just be honest about how things have been in our community and move on.
Remember George the anti-Iraq war campaigner – then look at his allies now. By Richard Cameron. With the Scottish independence referendum less than nine months away, George Galloway is bringing his ‘Just Say Naw’ roadshow to Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms on… Read More ›
As the Nordic countries have discovered, small countries need to find kindred spirits who can present a common image and message to a world too often dominated by hegemonic ideas from the large and powerful nations.
Jim Sillars being interviewed about his new book, “from 10am to 7pm, 18/9/14, Scotland will have all its power in its own hands” …
Is it possible Danny Alexander is leading a secret black-ops team working at a sub audio level?