Tag Archives: Scottish Greens

Independence or not…

I’m intrigued by this suggestion from Lesley Riddoch.  Is it possible?  Can the SNP and Scottish Green Party have some kind of joint manifesto? Personally, I remain unconvinced, not out of spite or hatred for either party, far from it.  … Continue reading

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Anything is possible

My first instinct is to regard Lesley Riddoch’s suggestion as a political non-starter. Two parties – SNP and Scottish Greens – sharing a manifesto, or even part of one, seems like just too much of a departure from normal politics … Continue reading

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Now the gloves are off…

Bloody hell, I take a few days off for Easter, and missed being able to comment on the great Holyrood boycott from Ruth and her mates.  Ruth Davidson supporting the absolutely ghastly and inhumane rape clause.  Then today, St Theresa … Continue reading

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Fracking liars

Local elections aren’t what they once were. They used to be fairly low-key events, if for no other reason than that the focus on local issues was not conducive the kind of national media coverage that, somewhat sadly, has become … Continue reading

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Vote smart! Vote Scottish!

It’s always good to see Scottish parties better represented on the ballot. Eventually, it will be gratifying to have more Scottish Greens and others representing communities on Scotland’s Councils. But we must not lose sight of the fact that these … Continue reading

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Facile assumptions, fallacies and falsehoods

The Green’s failure to capitalise on STV’s decision to include them in its pre-election debate line-up is far from an exceptional occurrence. They have form on this kind of thing. I well remember when, during the first referendum campaign, the … Continue reading

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