Its refreshing to hear from a journalist who comes to Scotland, listens carefully to what is being said, then reports back to London media with a candid open-minded honesty. The fact this hasn’t happened very much is partially responsible for the ignorance and disinformation so… Read More ›
It’s difficult to know how to respond to Kevin McKenna’s weekend piece of writing in the Observer ‘If We Buy Taransay We Can Save the Union’ (Sun June 5 2011). It’s certainly a nadir for the Observer / Guardian newspaper and a departure into a form of Uncle Tom journalism for Kevin McKenna.
The primary role of the British state is to stop the nation happening, in the nation’s proper, civic, dialectical, inclusive sense – and the replacement of a workers’ day by a ‘British day’ is an entirely normal sign of how Britain works.