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Val Waldron Writing Latest Val Waldron: A Hill To Die On Val looks to new developments that will hopefully modernise the NHS even in the face of the current crisis. Neil Scott Writing Latest My Old School… Brandon and Me Neil Scott on why the decisions Brian “Brandon Lee” McKinnon made were driven by Tory […]

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Talking Sense Erin and Kat two North American women tackle a difficult job; making sense of Scottish Politics. Latest Talking Sense: Gender Recognition Reform Special Ep 3.4 #TalkingSense asked trans people what life is like in this current moment before Scottish Parliament votes on #GRR legislation. Holyrude Ungagged Weekly podcast on (mainly) Scottish Politics from […]

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Five Radical Books Coming in Early 2023 by Luke Ray Di Marco Campbell

As we close out a year in which many incredible texts were published, this brief article notes a few examples of what’s to come in the New Year. Taken from a range of publishers, each listing is considered in terms of what new insights, understandings and inspirations these new contributions might bring to the left […]

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Our GRA is none of Westminster’s Business

Doesn’t matter what your opinion on the legislation is, but the British government are once again openly subverting Scottish democracy.  It’s entirely linked to them stripping us of our self-determination, as they are doing with judicial backing. This is tyranny, make no mistake. It isn’t, thank god, the type that involves violent repression, but now […]

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Talking Sense: Gender Recognition Reform Special Ep 3.4

There is no trans person elected to the Scottish Parliament, so no one voting on GRR legislation will be directly effected by that decision. This episode gives voice to trans people – those who want to get a Gender Recognition Certificate and those who will still not be able to because they are non-binary. Their […]

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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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Nuala Dickson Blogs – Theories & Politics of Social Justice

Economic reform key in tackling child poverty post-pandemic It is an injustice that global child poverty levels soared to approximately 1.2 billion during the COVID-19 outbreak (UNICEF, 2020), while the wealth of the top 1% doubled (Oxfam, 2020). The other 99% of the population have people power: our togetherness can make a difference. By dismantling […]