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    The Revenant

      ‘Before we do any-thing, let me tell you this. It is out of the lore and experience of the ancients and of all those […]

    Mike Small 3rd May'17 12
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    A Deadly Kind of Cowardice

    Journalist Robert Somynne reflects on the derision heaped on the Tories in Scotland and whether this is an effective tactic against Conservative propaganda. “The idea […]

    Robert J Somynne 2nd May'17 3
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    John Cawley 1st May'17 38
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    From the Banchory Bunker

      In this era of crisis and destabilisation there is a demand for unity behind and within a ruptured ruling class, for stability and for […]

    Jonathon Shafi 1st May'17 1
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    George Gunn 30th Apr'17 5
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    Strong and Stable Spaniels

    In 1981 the Liberal leader David Steel declared boldly: “Go back to your constituencies, and prepare for government!”, in 2017 they are reduced to asking […]

    Mike Small 29th Apr'17 2
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    Tipping over the Tables

    Justin Kenrick on how to reverse the rise of the populist right and win for ecology and democracy. Part One – Winning back Hope You […]

    Justin Kenrick 27th Apr'17 0
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    Triple Lock Britain

    Driving across central Scotland yesterday, through Stirling and across a bit of Perthshire you could see blue signs of Tory electioneering pockmarking fields of (stereotype-alarm), […]

    Mike Small 27th Apr'17 15
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    Mark Anthony France 23rd Apr'17 23
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    Five out of Six

    It’s pleasant to sit-back and watch as the case for the Union unfolds in the detail of a General Election the Prime Minister didn’t need […]

    Mike Small 22nd Apr'17 18
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    Grieving Britain, a Therapeutic Guide

    Britain is dead. It was killed by neoliberalism not nationalism. They gutted it of its connective tissue, spleen and gizzard too. Now they remoan about […]

    Mike Small 21st Apr'17 5
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    The Continuing Battle for Scotland

    The Continuing Battle for Scotland: Goodbye to British politics and Goodbye to Britain? The age of perma-campaigning and elections continues in Scotland. Theresa May’s snap […]

    Gerry Hassan 19th Apr'17 16
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    Saboteur Democracy

    Some of the noises coming out of the Conservative government and party are chilling. The idea of ‘crushing dissent’, the slip-up that the intent of […]

    Mike Small 19th Apr'17 6
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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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