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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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A party for England

I was amused by the notion that the argument between left and right was never emotive and fractious. Euan McColm gazing wistfully backwards with rose-tinted view as he pines for the old simplicities and certainties of the British politics he … Continue reading

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Embarrassing the Brits

With its proposed amendments to the Tories’ Article 50 Bill, the SNP is trying to polish a turd. I don’t think anybody seriously imagines there to be any possibility of meaningfully reducing the negative impact of Brexit. But they have … Continue reading

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Learning lessons

At the time Yes Scotland was set up, I wholly approved of the separation of the SNP and the rest of the Yes movement. I have been forced to reconsider in the light of subsequent developments. Not that I’m saying … Continue reading

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New year, same old rubbish…

First of all let me start by wishing you alla very happy new year. I have a small confession to make, I used to sit and read comments on Twitter or read articles across various media outlets and either cringe, … Continue reading

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No going back!

Full credit to Steven Purcell for his efforts to get past the bitter, corrosive, intellect-crippling resentment of the SNP that has come to define British Labour in Scotland (BLiS) over the past few years every bit as much as their … Continue reading

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What’s the hurry?

The usual complaint, of course, is that governments are legislating too much. But, as always, normal standards are readily contorted to accommodate the needs of the British state’s relentlessly grinding anti-SNP propaganda machine. What is it that is being suggested … Continue reading

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