Tag Archives: Scottish National Party

It’s the little things

This article first appeared in the January 2018 issue of iScot Magazine. Please subscribe to support Scotland’s independent media. We are all the products of small changes. That’s the way evolution works. All life is a testament to the power … Continue reading

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A daft proposal

I have the utmost respect for Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp. His ability to make the business and economic case, not only for independence, but for a more progressive and ethical economic model is unparalleled and invaluable. But this stuff about the SNP … Continue reading

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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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Majestically deluded

During the first referendum campaign, I identified something that I termed the Hassan-Riddoch Syndrome. A form of posturing pontification that offers little in the way of fresh insight or meaningful analysis but relies instead on an intellectually vacuous and tediously … Continue reading

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Redefining failure

The #SNPBAD propaganda campaign having been an abject failure in 2016, a unionist newspaper makes an early start on the next round of grinding negativity; groundless smears, gross misrepresentations and general dishonesty that it hopes will serve the British nationalist … Continue reading

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Scottish! Not British!

Nicola Sturgeon has, as we might expect, gone to the very nub of the issue for voters in the coming election. When she refers to the “social contract with the people of Scotland” she is talking about the things which … Continue reading

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Dugdale dumps on doctors

Once again British Labour in Scotland takes the pish out of the people of Scotland with ill-thought, half-baked pronouncements that have more to do with grabbing headlines than offering cogent policies. Pretendy wee party loyalists and British nationalist fanatics will … Continue reading

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