Fascism Scotland

AUOB? Kick Out The Fascists

Ball to the Wall AUOB? Kick Out The Fascists Why YES doesn’t need fascists marching under our banner   The Yes campaign/movement is one of the most remarkable organic movements in history. Opposed by the British government, the Crown, and all but one daily and Sunday newspaper (and increasingly, seemingly, by its own major political […]

Feminism

Weaponising Fragility

Weaponising Fragility How Ruth Davidson betrayed women, yet again On May 25th, in the late evening, Ruth Davidson tweeted that at lunchtime she had been followed through the streets by a man shouting Indy slogans while filming her as his dogs barked. As someone who has experienced my fair share of street harassment (I speak […]

Financial Scotland

Too Poor for Prosperity?

The Scottish Government’s Growth Commission has raised more questions than it has answered, it has worried and angered many independence supporters, and far from starting a debate about the positive vision of the growing economy of an independent Scotland is has set independence supporters against one another on the basis of those who will support […]

Privilege

Privilege is…

In his 1999 show Bigger and Blacker, Chris Rock explained white privilege this way: “There ain’t a white man in this room that would change places with me. None of you. None of you would change places with me, and I’m rich! That’s how good it is to be white.” There’s a line from the […]

Campaigns Human Rights

Alive, due to lack of death

The UN must recognise Palestine’s right to exist, says leading Human Rights Campaigner Today 136 out of 193 UN member states have formally recognised Palestine. The UK needs to show some leadership and be amongst the first Western European countries to recognise Palestine and its right to self-determination. British Government already recognises the principle that […]