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Starmer’s “Progressive” Labour?

Do these Starmerite ‘progressives’ believe in democracy? If so, why are you opposing democracy in Scotland? Why are you endorsing your Leader’s will to collude with the Tories in curtailing Scottish self-determination? Why is it that Labour can’t get it right? It’s either some Stalinist psychopath dressed like a sexually repressed geography teacher or a […]

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Holyrude Podcast – Season 4 – Episode 9

This week’s pod includes discussions & passion on: The Get Me Home Safely campaign & Trade Unions, Scottish Parliament GRR bill, fallout from “Where are you really from?”, striking workers and the reason behind why they are striking. With David, Beth Douglas & Ungagged’s Brian Finlay. Music by Edith – Sister Ghost

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Holyrude Episode 4.7 – “Long Pork Kebab”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – UK Supreme Court Says Scotland Needs Westminster’s Permission For Indyref2 –  Tabloids Attack Trade Union Leader – Keir Starmer Named “Politician of the Year” by Right Wing Publication – Tory Peer on PPE […]

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Holyrude Episode 4.6 – “My Milkshake Brings All The Fash To The Yard”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Cal Johnston-Dempsey (@caldemps) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Eton Pupils Abuse State School Pupils At Farage Speech – Chancellor Delivers Autumn Statement – Stephen Fry Claims Neutrality In Transphobia Debate – Labour Claim They Will Abolish The House of Lords Music […]

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Holyrude – Season 4 – Ep 5 – Politics of the jungle.

Holyrude pod talks with Talking Sense’s Kat Cary – co-convenor of SNP Socialists on; tiredness, Keir Starmer on mums.net, Larkhall, Mat Hancock on I’m a Celeb’ and of course Scottish politics. Kat asks in the pod for people with experience of living as a trans person in Scotland to submit a 3 to 5 minute […]

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The War in Black and White by Val Waldron

I thought that ‘The War’ was fought in black and white, that soldiers, sailors, airmen soared bravely into victorious flight or landed on beaches handsome, intact not a finely coiffed hair out of place. That they survived to marry a beautiful virgin sweetheart and lived happily ever after. I didn’t realise that it was mostly in […]

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3.2 Talking Sense: The Post-Conference Post-mortem

Kat and Erin are joined by Guest Co-Host Neil Anderson of the Scottish Greens Trade Union Group to chat about the recent SNP and Scottish Greens autumn conferences. SNP Conference Abortion Services in Scotland https://youtu.be/C5Mx6iIzfPs?t=7023 Femicide of Mahsa Amini and Supporting Protestors in Iran https://youtu.be/kiVZmrVPoMM?t=3710 Scottish Greens Conference: STUC Scotland Demands Better https://www.scotland-demands-better.com/ Unite the […]

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Holyrude Episode 4.2 – “The Pod Before The Storm”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Scottish Green Party Suspend ties with Green Party of England & Wales –  Over 330,000 Deaths Linked To Tory Austerity – Chancellor Sacked! – Labour & Tories Compete To Bash Immigrants Music by […]