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Like most Scottish young people my journey into politics started with a simple question. Should Scotland be an independent nation? When presented with this at age 15, I said well of course it should. Sad irony however, dictated that I’d been born a few months late for voting age and be one of the only […]
When Narendra Modi’s BJP came out of last year’s Indian general election with an even larger parliamentary majority after 5 years of incumbency (despite the economic shambles of demonetisation, failed tax reforms and continuing high unemployment), he looked unconquerable. The opposition was shattered, and he had a full mandate to reshape the country from its […]
My body has become addicted to the St Mary’s Hospital A&E, and the Rehabilitation ward. The amount of lumps poked, prodded and cut from my body could be shaped and animated and actually be one of the septic bastards making up the newly returned Tory Government. Thanks to Ungagged, as I lie here with a […]
Happy Families Can I have Mr Passenger Pigeon please? Sorry, no can doo, nor his kids or missus too. You would like a Great Auk now? Master, Miss? Never, ever, ask for this. And a flightless, big-beaked Dodo? Like the Great Auk, only more so. What about a Thylacine, marsupial with tiger stripes? […]
The start of a new year is a good time to take stock of where the SNP and the wider Yes movement sits, and the opportunities and challenges awaiting us in 2020. The past few years have, inevitably, been dominated in political terms by the long drawn out agony of Brexit. We have finally reached […]