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Holyrude Ungagged – Episode 3.5 “The Sweary One”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Connor Beaton (@CDBeaton) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – New Scottish Council Administrations – Met Announce end of Partygate Fines – Nicola Sturgeon reiterates ScotGov position on NATO – Mhairi Black says UK heading for fascism Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict […]

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Escape Routes by Val Waldron

We are finally getting to grips with the solid fact of the matter: 2014 cannot be repeated. We need to find another way, or ways to move forward towards independence. On the day of the full release of the Sue Gray report and of Nicola Sturgeon’s marking point as longest serving FM I’ve never been […]

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Holyrude Ungagged Episode 3.4 – “Brian’s Never Seen Eurovision”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@GeriHalloween) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Anti Abortion Protests at Glasgow Clinic – Welsh Parliament to increase number of members – Working From Home Now Part of The Culture War? – Scottish Support for monarchy drops to new low […]

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How the alliance between gender critical activists and the religious right is harming all of us…

And why this should not surprise us. Earlier this month (May 2022) a leaked document revealed that a majority of the US Supreme Court justices plan to support overruling the Roe vs Wade case law that legalized abortion in America. While the Supreme Court is yet to make a final ruling on the matter it […]

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‘Take A Drink’ A review of Darren Loki McGarvey’s Addiction series. part 1 Alcohol by Val Waldron

A review of Darren Loki McGarvey’s Addiction series Part 1 Alcohol ‘Take A Drink’ ‘Take A Drink’ the encapsulation in three familiar words our shared history that runs through Scotland’s relationship with alcohol. We’re hooked immediately by the series introduction, which promises a broad spectrum look at addiction; food, drugs, gambling and alcohol. Somewhere along […]