The last few weeks have taken their toll on the Bella Caledonia team so we’re having the weekend off. I know, how dare we, the world keeps spinning. But before we down tools and enjoy a couple of days in… Read More ›
‘In the Present and the Future You Will Need Something More’ The Moment and Motives for Independence
By Christopher Harvie I leave it to the Hootsmon to explain how I came to semi-evict the royal couple from its front page; though (who knows?) reading the draft of my ‘Salmond Parliament’ chapter – neither fulsome nor negative –… Read More ›
An SNP administration in full coalition with the Scottish Green Party could allow real change to sweep across the nation. Major shifts towards a low-carbon society AND a transition away from the centralised feudal constitution of the British State ARE achievable through such an alliance.
The reality is that the longer the AV ‘campaigns’ drone on the less anyone cares. So let’s turn a miserable little compromise into a voice for real change. You now effectively have 3 votes for independence on the 5th May – let’s make our voice heard. AV=Alba Voice. Vote Yes Yes Yes for independence!
In California, this is “John Muir Day”, a public holiday. Why don’t we celebrate it here? John Muir is practically a saint in the USA (actually he is considered a saint in at least one church), but this great Scottish environmentalist is still barely known in his home country.
By Kevin Williamson This was the front page of The Sun on Election Day 2007. The usual lies and scare-mongering from the Unionist press. Today The Sun announced its backing the SNP. While professional politicians will, understandably, take any support… Read More ›