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    To Brexit and Beyond

    Reading Theresa May’s actual transcript is a strange experience. Try it here. She’s a reluctant hero, being dragged against her will to do her duty […]

    Mike Small 18th Apr'17 11
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    How Soon is Now is Not the Time

    Theresa May has spent months telling everyone that she would not hold a snap election. It would be wrong. “I mean what I say and […]

    Mike Small 18th Apr'17 37
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    Snap!

    First of all, this is clearly a fucking conspiracy to stop me getting any work done. And second, this is going to be hellish. What […]

    Peter Arnott 18th Apr'17 14
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    Values of the Vicarage

    Can you feel it? Everyone coming together like a 1970s Coca-Cola ad? As our unelected PM put it in her Easter message to the masses: […]

    17th Apr'17 0
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    What is Holyrood for?

    One positive to take out of the last few days – and indeed it’s been a deeply disappointing few days, culminating in Ruth Davidson telling […]

    Kimberley Cadden 16th Apr'17 26
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    Mike Small 13th Apr'17 41
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    Easter Abroad

    The main pillars of the case for continuing dependence are crumbling each week. The vision of an economy tied to a fluctuating petro-chemical resource was […]

    Mike Small 10th Apr'17 17
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    Face Palm Sunday

    With the sociopath and his mannequin daughter dictating Tomahawk diplomacy by whim, and the denials by Putin and his psycho-proxy being cheered-on by some confused […]

    Mike Small 9th Apr'17 24
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    The Great Edge

    What follows is fiction, but that doesn’t mean it is not true. It has yet to happen as described, but it has happened before. Differently. […]

    George Gunn 8th Apr'17 12
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    Rape Admin

    The government have released the form you have to fill in if you want to claim child benefit after being raped. Here it is.  Survivors […]

    6th Apr'17 0
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    We Could Send Letters

      Whether the political stylists are channeling Kellyanne Conway (why would anyone do that?) or Margaret Thatcher (why would anyone do that?) – no-one really knows. But the […]

    Mike Small 31st Mar'17 2
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    Trigger Happy

    Yesterday was a desperate day for the Scottish Unionist bloc. Cornered, frightened and facing obvious defeat, the Conservatives, Liberals and Labour united to try and […]

    Mike Small 29th Mar'17 27
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    Pop Up Dictatorship

    That the Prime Minister (you know, the one with legs) is about to accord herself the powers of a renaissance monarch, might give you pause for […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 8
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    Legs-it

    For those who have only just noticed that the British tabloid press is institutionally misogynist, well done! The idea that the ONLY thing wrong with the […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 6

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