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Real Carers Week

I am privileged to belong to a group of passionate writers who are called Ungagged. I love them because they share voices that deserve to be heard and often are not. At the end of Carers Week, am proud to be writing for them. Once a year we carers get patted on the back and […]

Scotland

A long week in politics

A long week in politics It can be difficult sometimes to gauge what will provoke a reaction in politics. It’s been commented on that Brexit doesn’t seem to have had as big a political impact in Scotland as was forecast. The events of the past few days suggests that may be changing. I suspect many […]

Scotland

Union of Equals?

Union of Equals? The last couple of days have been quite extraordinary. We have seen changes made to Scotland’s devolution settlement without Scottish MPs being heard, nevermind the Scottish Parliament giving its consent. We witnessed a Conservative MP suggest that suicide was the choice open to Scottish MPs who thought this was perhaps not the […]

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Maggie Chapman Writing

  Ungagged Articles A Union of Equals? Regular Column Brexit Fightback: We must demand a better future Free Education: The Foundation of a Better Society Breakdown or break free: the climate choice we face Reimagining our Economy  Michelin Closure Highlights Need for a Just Transition   Please follow and like us:

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Maggie Chapman

Maggie Chapman was born and brought up in the sunshine in Zimbabwe. Her musician Dad and housewife Mum encouraged her to spread her wings and explore the unknown. So she came to Scotland in 1998. She studied zoology and environmental management, her fieldwork taking her all over Scotland. However, she became frustrated that most humans […]

Scotland

Disorderly Democracy

  Disorderly Democracy Constitutional Chaos following Brexit Power Grab By Debra Torrance and Derek Stewart Macpherson Debra: What the heck happened in the House of Commons? Today, Wednesday 13th of June at Prime Ministers Question there was “unprecedented chaos as a SNP member of the house was ejected by the speaker, and the rest of […]

Ungagged Podcast

Rip It Up And Start Again

Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean On this episode of Ungagged, themed around the idea of “rip it up and start again” and  introduced by Victoria Pearson, we’ll be hearing from Thomas Morris  with his piece “I am asexual, hear me roar,” we’ll have a round up of only the important public celebrations from Red Raiph, and we […]

Ungagged Bands

Cascadia Fault Line

  As sure as a moonlit ocean will reflect the light and shade of a far away sphere, Cascadia Fault Line will reach you, then weave and thread into your senses. Like an ancient story told a thousand times the songs have narratives never complacent with a truthful journey into the core of your heart […]