by David Mackenzie, Scrap Trident Coalition There are three main arguments against Trident. One is the growing acceptance among senior ex-military types that it has no strategic relevance to Britain’s Continue reading
Is nuclear power about to become a constitutional issue? By Mike Small Last November, the lone journalist who cares about this stuff revealed that more than 400 of the recommendations Continue reading
by George Gunn Because Dounreay was built to produce plutonium for military use during the Cold War Dounreay is a war crime perpetrated on the people of Scotland by the Continue reading
For the 14th episode of The Scottish Independence Podcast Michael Greenwell spoke with Veronika Tudhope of Scottish CND.They talked about their recent decision to join the Yes campaign , about the history and Continue reading
by George Gunn When the two MSP’s decided to leave the secure pastures of the SNP because their party will not commit a future independent Scotland to be outside of Continue reading
This Saturday afternoon, as part of The Festival of Politics, Aonghas MacNeicail, Janet Paisley and regular Bella columnist George Gunn – three highly regarded writers, poets, playwrights and broadcasters – Continue reading
By Doug Daniel Before May 2011, no unionist (other than Wendy Alexander perhaps) had any inclination for Scotland to hold a referendum on independence. Since then, however, they have been Continue reading
An independent Scotland means the end of Trident in the UK.
by George Gunn Recently I was stuck between a conference where mobiles were verboten and writing a screenplay where everything other than the work in hand was verboten. But I Continue reading
As the Scottish Govt wavers about it’s previously crystal clear stance on nuclear power – and powerful lobby groups circle – it’s worth reading this by Jonathon Porrit about why Continue reading
Jeremy Rifkin on the connection between linux, music sharing, nuclear energy, peak uranium and the ‘decentralisation of everything’. This is the ‘business case’ for the death of the nuclear industry. Continue reading
By Pat Kane (from Thoughtland) It’s fair to say – along with the not-so-gentle student arm-twisting of a newly elected representative for the South of Scotland region – that the Continue reading
This week, high profile environmentalists like George Monbiot (‘The Fukushima crisis should not spell the end of nuclear power‘) and Mark Lynas (‘What does the Japanese Quake Crisis Say About Continue reading
“The emergency shutdown has been conducted but the process of cooling down the reaction is currently not going as planned,” explained Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, according to CNN.
In February Labour’s man in Scotland Jim Murphy announced Labours commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations in Scotland. This morning Iain Gray - Scotland’s Homer – is broadcasting Continue reading