The Dis-United Kingdom

So much for the so-called United Kingdom!  At various stages over the past few months Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and even some mayors from cities in the North of England have asked for the furlough scheme to be extended and all have been knocked back by the UK Tory Government.  Then suddenly London and the … Continue reading The Dis-United Kingdom

Trump comes to town …

Well, not really but campaigns against him have sprung up across the UK and especially in Scotland where protesters in Glasgow and Edinburgh have shown the world their contempt for the US President. To remind us of just how obnoxious Mr Trump is, Mhairi Black MP’s column in this Saturday’s National newspaper listed some of … Continue reading Trump comes to town …

In defence of the Sunday Herald …

… nope, sorry I haven’t got anything! The Sunday Herald came out in support of Scottish Independence back in May 2014 but in the past few months more and more Independence supporters have felt the paper slipping back from such support.  I suspect most independence supporters are happy for any newspaper that supports independence to … Continue reading In defence of the Sunday Herald …

Labour won’t save us from Tory rule, we have to do it ourselves

For anyone thinking that Jeremy Corbyn was going to rescue us from the Tories, it’s time to open your eyes. Some on the left who claim to support Scottish Independence were promoting Jeremy Corbyn as some sort of antidote to Tory rule.  It was the same old Labour tactic of give us another shot to make the … Continue reading Labour won’t save us from Tory rule, we have to do it ourselves