Not a week goes by in Scottish politics when the decision to vote No in 2014 does not rear its ugly head. November 2023, the Scottish Broadcasting Company reports growing unrest south of the border. Massive crowds are gathering daily outside Westminster, demanding an end to Tory rule, following emergency legislation allowing the General Election […]
Only a referendum is going to fairly represent the people in terms of votes. Humza Yousaf has previously indicated his preference for building the movement until it’s impossible to ignore us. We don’t hold all the cards there though and nothing is guaranteed, so if a majority of seats at the next election is enough […]
We call it QueueAnon, this wonderful fountain of freedom hitherto unknown, a snaking virtue of fellow patriots, knees bending to the virtues of the throne. Three days to bathe in our rightful place, in worship of her glorious majesty bowing our grateful head for the life of this deity In the guiding light of […]
The obstacles to our independence are not all about media-led rabid unionism, or floating voters. We have a problem within the movement, something really toxic. It resembles a kind of auto-immune disease, a drive to eat away at the host and make barren the soil it depends on; the movement itself. The dreaded anniversary of […]
The issue of monarchism v republicanism is not a side issue, something that can be left for later while we grapple with the economics or even the principle of self determination. It’s at the heart of the matter, the glue that bind us with the union, that seals us into our class system, poisons and […]
My friend, Philip Richard Knobinson (writes under the silly name of Prick) has invited me to write a weekly column for Ungagged as I live in and rarely leave Scotland? I’m of the left and know that Independence is the only direction the Tories and their press; New Labour and their tories are leading us […]
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RiC’s Connor Beaton interviews Glasgow Cllr Graham Campbell – SNP Socialists Co-Convener. Exciting discussions on many topics. Both are regular contributors to Ungagged. You can find out more about Graham on his Facebook Page and Twitter. And more about Connor on Twitter.
Voters for Forbes or Regan were aware that GRR would be kicked into the long grass, serving as precedent for a power grab at any piece of legislation deemed unpopular I never found it particularly difficult to understand why the Red Wall had fallen to the Tories in 2019. We’ve been living under the […]
Kat and Erin are joined by Connor Beaton to talk about republicanism in Scotland. Links Scottish Parliament Petition: https://petitions.parliament.scot/petitions/PE1998 Common Sense by Thomas Paine: https://lighthousebookshop.com/book/9780199538003 The Hidden Case of Ewan Forbes by Zoë Playdon: https://lighthousebookshop.com/book/9781526619143 Out for Independence Welcomes Zoë Playdon for LGBTQ+ History Month: https://youtu.be/b27nNZ4mwfY Want to learn more? Connor’s work: https://connorbeaton.scot Our Republic: […]