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Holyrude Episode 13 – White But Woke AF

David (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics   NEWS Scotland records highest ever number of drugs deaths for seventh year running Scottish Health Minister reports a nursery to Care Inspectorate over concerns it discriminated against his daughter Queen secretly lobbied Scottish Government for climate law […]

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What and who will take us over the line?

We need kindness and compassion. Policies and manifestos are important, but we must use our devolved powers, and our courage to reflect our deeper values. We need a written constitution to underwrite them as a new nation when the time comes. An emboldened UK creeps up behind us as polls settle to pre-pandemic levels. A […]

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What is Happening to the The 45G%?

I think it is a dangerous sign of our times that conspiracy theory is becoming increasingly prevalent on our Scottish social media, than actual, solid material fact. Ungagged asked me for my opinion on the state of Scottish politics. I am really not that qualified to do so. I am old, I suppose and I […]