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Know your opponents

Let us be absolutely clear about this. Voting for or promoting any British nationalist party is, by definition, incompatible with the aims and principles of Scotland’s independence movement. Let us also be in no doubt whatever that the British Labour … Continue reading

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Let’s get serious

The phrase “Labour independence supporters” is an oxymoron. What will it take for people to learn that British Labour is a unionist party. Its position on the constitutional issue is precisely the same as the Tories’. It subscribes to exactly … Continue reading

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True Tories

I dislike the term ‘Red Tories’. I can understand why some people might think it an appropriate label to apply to British Labour. It might readily be argued that they have brought it upon themselves. Nonetheless, I consider it a gross oversimplification of the kind that is invariably a hindrance to understanding. Continue reading

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What’s in it for us?

Has the SNP offered a coalition? Has the SNP offered any kind of pre-election deal with British Labour? Would it be in the SNP’s interests to get too close to a party that is still tainted by its alliance with … Continue reading

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Stupid lies!

This comes from the ‘newspaper’ which claimed that Nicola Sturgeon had “hailed” the so-called ‘reverse Greenland’ option to maintain Scotland’s relationship with the EU. That was an outright lie. So is this. Party members had been discussing the next Yes … Continue reading

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Beware the traps

An interesting remark from Kezia Dugdale quoted in today’s Herald, “The original purpose of devolution was to forever protect Scotland from the worst of the Tories…” I don’t recall that ever being mentioned at the time. It suggests that, even … Continue reading

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