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    Oxfam – Inequality Exists Shock

    So, to recap on Wings Oxfam ‘analysis’ of the Oxfam inequality reports: There was a report. It was on their website. It was about Scotland. Inequality […]

    Mike Small 24th Jan'18 43
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    Gerry Hassan 23rd Jan'18 148
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    Human Rights? Who Needs Them?

    ‘When beggars die there are no comets seen’: prophetic words from Shakespeare in Act II of Julius Caesar. ‘The heavens themselves blaze forth the death […]

    Effie Samara 23rd Jan'18 4
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    A Profligate Junto

    Theresa May’s Alternative Burns Supper is a bold and wonderful act of absurdism, attempting to re-work Burns as a figure of Unionism. It’s a strange list […]

    Mike Small 23rd Jan'18 12
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    A Future for UKIP

    Brexit has broken the poor UKIP. As we write the current Ukip leader @HenryBolton (as of 15.15)  is currently holed-up in a hotel in Folkestone, said to […]

    22nd Jan'18 4
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    Piece of My Heart

    Janis Joplin would have been seventy five years old on Friday. It seems impossible to think of her as ever being that old. It also […]

    Peter Arnott 21st Jan'18 1
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    The Curiously Absent

    Newbie National columnist, bon viveur and reknowned Peat Worrier Andrew Tickell writes: “£28,354 seems to unite every wing of our politics in unease. The figure […]

    Mike Small 19th Jan'18 30
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    Trump: Year One

      A year on and the Trump carnival continues. But how should the media cover Trump, and what does his Presidency tell us about America? […]

    Mike Small 19th Jan'18 2
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    Baron Knights

    The Scotland in Union ‘data dump’ raises a number of questions about the nature of the Unionist coalition, the power of conservative Scotland and the […]

    Mike Small 17th Jan'18 7
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    Lost Leader

    The list of senior Tories slated to replace Theresa May when she is finally ousted from Number 10 Downing Street is getting shorter every week. […]

    Jamie Maxwell 17th Jan'18 12
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    Brexit will Break Britain

    The case for English nationalism, hiding behind its British proxy is based on a basket of Marmite, wine and gin, and a jar of Piccalilli.

    Mike Small 17th Jan'18 16
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    The Carillion Loop

    Breaking news of the Construction and services firm Carillion PLC going into compulsory liquidation with a threat of job losses to 20,000 people, is a testament […]

    Mike Small 15th Jan'18 18
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    In Praise of Shitholes

    President Trump has referred to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as “shithole” nations and asked why the U.S. can’t have more immigrants from Norway. […]

    Mike Small 12th Jan'18 32
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