Podcasts and articles… from the left… from Scotland (and beyond).

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{Latest Podcasts}

Holyrude Ungagged Episode 11 – The Fan Club Dissolves

David (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (@WeeSociologist)


– Willie Rennie Standing Down as Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats

– Chaos in Downing Street

– GB News continues to decline

– Sian Berry stands down as Co-Leader of the Green Party of England & Wales


– Boris Bullingdon Buddy appointed to the Committee on Standards on Public Life

Music by – @HippyMusic

Art by – @HeathPeaPict

Holyrude Archive HERE


Ungagged Film Club: “Pride” (2014)

David (Twitter: @davomc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (@WeeSociologist) are joined by Rachael Horwitz of the Hidden Wings & Bloodlust Podcast (@HWABpodcast) for a SPOILER FILLED discussion of the 2014 film “Pride”.


Ungagged Interviews: Laura Bilton, BLM Edinburgh and Councillor Graham Campbell

Neil Anderson leads a conversation with Glasgow Councillor Graham Campbell and Laura Bilton of Black Lives Matter, Edinburgh on –

-the Radical Independence Conference and the way forward for indyref2.

-the non inclusion of black and BAME communities and their place in Scottish society.

– BLM and other movements for inclusion in changing societal views.

– BAME representation in elections.

Music from You Want Fox

(@youwantfox) | Twitter

with Dirty Little Damsel

(thanks to Loud Women!)

All Ungagged Podcasts available HERE


{Latest Writing}


Obstacles to Indy by Val Waldron

Val urges us not to take our eye off the ball and stay focused on the goal of independence, and ‘Know Thy Enemy’





What and Who will take us over the Line?

Val Waldron looks beyond the reasons for leaving the UK, to the values that underpin our vision of a progressive independent nation.



Me Too…

Journalist Scott Bevan interviews a victim of assault in Paisley about her awful experience and how she was treated in the aftermath.


Chris McCusker introduces Broadcasting Scotland

Why The Left Need Independent news Media by Chris McCusker


Rewilding of the Campsies

A fascinating read about some of the environmental history of Scotland’s hills and how to return to a more ecologically proven system by Harry Barnes.


No Country for Yesterday’s Men

Val Waldron takes a look at what the hell just happened, and where are we going now in the Independence Movement


Recent articles and full archive HERE

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