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Turning the tables on the Tories

I fully appreciate what Mhairi Black is saying here. I totally understand her reasons for urging us not to use our votes in the council elections as a plebiscite on a new independence referendum. There’s only one problem with this. … Continue reading

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Here we go…

Well she did it. ┬áStealing thunder from Theresa Mayhem’s expected announcement on triggering Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will be seeking Holyrood’s permission to hold a second referendum for Scottish independence. So what now? The first thing … Continue reading

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How ‘special’ are journalists?

Let’s just gloss over Tom Gordon’s obscenely distorted representation of the whole “Daisley gagging” affair that prompted a veritable torrent of self-righteous hysteria from the mainstream media. Suffice it to say that statements from STV management very effectively puncture the … Continue reading

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The same old song

When The Scotsman refers to “economic and fiscal ” realities what it is actually talking about is the British nationalist propaganda that it helped to promulgate as part of Project Fear. The tragedy of the propagandist is the folly of … Continue reading

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They’re out to destroy our NHS

The British nationalist propaganda machine’s denigration of NHS Scotland is relentless. There is no issue relating to the day-to-day running of our health service which is so trivial or mundane that it cannot be represented by the British parties and … Continue reading

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How to appear stupid

An abiding, and betimes perplexing, feature of Scotland’s constitutional debate has been the willingness – even eagerness – of unionist commentators to make absolute fools of themselves in the name of defending the ruling elites of the British state. It … Continue reading

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Media wars

It’s good to be reminded that sensationalising media spin is not reserved for anti-SNP propaganda. The habit of dishonest representation is deeply ingrained in the culture of the British media. To say that I am no admirer of Margaret Thatcher, … Continue reading

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