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Escape Routes by Val Waldron

We are finally getting to grips with the solid fact of the matter: 2014 cannot be repeated. We need to find another way, or ways to move forward towards independence. On the day of the full release of the Sue Gray report and of Nicola Sturgeon’s marking point as longest serving FM I’ve never been […]

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Holyrude Season 3 Episode 2 – Foosty Cookies

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Partygate: The Second Act – Lorna Slater under attack again! – UK Plan to send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda – Did Corbyn cause Labour to lose Scotland? Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict […]

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Holyrude Season 3 Episode 1 – Ur Nobody’s 2nd Choice

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Margaret Thatcher Day? – Conversion Therapy Ban – Scotrail Returns to Public Ownership – Local Election Campaigns Underway – Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Dodgy Tax Status Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict Edited by @HeathPeaPict

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A Snapshot of 2021 by Val Waldron

‘Alexa give me a snapshot of 2021 without mentioning Covid’  Can I help? All of the events below were of course shot through with Covid, antivaxxers, restrictions, opposition and media undermining of the Scottish Government health message, oh, and big shouty businesses. It didn’t stop the world from turning though! In Search of Q We […]

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Holyrude Ungagged Episode 2.9 – “Next Level F**kwittery”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) under attack from the Far Right – Assisted Dying Bill consultation being discussed in Scottish Parliament – Tories had a party while the nation was in lockdown – […]

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Several Frogs a boiling by Val Waldron

There were many lies told during the indyref campaign. However, ‘Your pension will be under threat’ and ‘The EU will never accept an Independent Scotland’ seem like harmless fibs compared to the filthy Trumpian mire that now passes for discourse in our political lives. It’s that time again, the anniversary of 18th September 2014. Comparing […]

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Holyrude Episode 15 – Cursed, But Carrying On

David (Twitter: @DavoMc82) and Brian (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – BBC Bias re. potential breaches of the ministerial code ? – Taxpayer may foot the bill for Prince Andrew sex abuse case! – Plymouth Mass Shooting – Ken Loach expelled from Labour Party MORE TORY CORRUPTION – UK […]

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Holyrude: Episode 14 – “It’s Wild, Its Just Wild”

David (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Boris Johnson Visits Scotland – Labour MP Rails against Proportional Representation – SNP leader of Glasgow City Council lays out her (Thatcherite?) vision for the city – Ferry in near miss with Nuclear Submarine MORE TORY […]

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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 […]