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Opinion: Neil Scott on the “Minister of the Union”.

New Right Wing, Bannonite Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, did a quick tour of the “Orient Juxta- Britannia.” What more did we learn about the new Caesar? I learned that it doesn’t matter to Johnson that political representatives from working class backgrounds think his act is bullshit. It doesn’t matter to him that the Scottish, Northern […]

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Illiberal Democrat

Jo Swinson has been elected as the leader of the Liberal Democrats. Usually I’d no more comment on the leader of the Liberal Democrats than I would the latest happenings on the degenerate Love Island, but we live in times that have catapulted the Liberals into public relevance and my consciousness. Partly, it’s because Corbynism […]

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The Scottish Socialist Party 1999-2007: One Big Activist University…

Twenty years ago, the Scottish Parliament reconvened after 300 years. That election for me, was an election that showed that radical politics COULD make a difference as the Greens and the new Scottish Socialist Party made, what were at the time, surprising and ground shaking breakthroughs.   One idea, one seed of change germinated and broke […]

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This is what a British Trump looks like.

In 2016 the world was shocked when the United States political system elevated a privileged self centred man child with a long record of making bigoted statements to the highest office in the land.  The UK is facing its own Donald Trump moment as Boris Johnson looks set to become the leader of the Conservative […]

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There ain’t no party like a Brexit Party, unless you’re a homosexual or an immigrant

The former Conservative Shadow Home Secretary and Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe has caused a stooshie after appearing on Sky News on 2 June. Whilst being challenged about her views on ‘gay conversion’ therapy live on Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Widdecombe came out with “science may produce an answer at some stage” to homosexuality. Yes, […]

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What is a Section 30 order and why will we never get one again for a referendum?

The right to hold a referendum on Scottish independence is a reserved power under the Scotland Act 1998 so the Scottish Parliament has no power to put in place legislation to hold one. That power is reserved to the Westminster Parliament. Under the Edinburgh Agreement of the 15th of October 2012 the Westminster Parliament agreed […]

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Watch Puppies on YouTube…

Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean Welcome to part two of Ungagged’s podcast based loosely around the Karl Liebknecht.” quote, “The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.” On this episode, Paul Sheridan lead singer of The Wakes tells us, “Profit before people, coca cola is it!, The talented Debra Torrance tells […]