By Jake Murray Not wishing to ignite a stormy debate about the Monarchy, but I would like to venture this: Perhaps it’s because Elizabeth reigned for so long, so I have lived 50 years without a Coronation, there’s a lot of cognitive dissonance for me watching all the rituals and vows going on. I’ve always […]
Neil Anderson interviews long time Ungagged contributor Graham Campbell. Topics range from the newly elected Glasgow City Council inc’ convenorship of Education committee, slavery reparations and Indyref 2.
Some on the left are blinded by old, cold War allegiances, beliefs and sectional thinking.
“It’s time to stop the Tutting and the eye-rolling at our neighbours. Let’s be vigilant about where we lay our blame” There’s a muckle great steam train thundering down the track and it’s aflame with blame for all the health, environmental and economic ills, caused by the Pandemic, Lockdown and Lockdown breaches. Simmering under that, […]
The 6th and 7th of May, 1941 are two days which shall live in infamy for the people of Greenock. For two harrowing evenings Hitler’s Luftwaffe rained death and destruction down upon the unsuspecting people of the small Scottish town as they fled to makeshift shelters, tunnels, or anywhere which might have provided some respite […]
Remembered as youthful and active. Dismissed by a brutally dishonest and cynical Tory regime as collateral damage. This is a short piece to recognise the sacrifice of a generation. It cannot be done without reference to the hypocrisy of a government, with the consent of media and state broadcasting, in its failure to recognise that […]
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean Or Stream via our player, here: In this episode Neil Scott talks about his fears during the Northern Irish Troubles, Nathália Urban reviews an extraordinary book by The SNP founder on Brazil, Debra Torrance dares not mention Coronavirus and Richie Venton talks about the recent decision (overturned) by Glasgow City Council […]
My body has become addicted to the St Mary’s Hospital A&E, and the Rehabilitation ward. The amount of lumps poked, prodded and cut from my body could be shaped and animated and actually be one of the septic bastards making up the newly returned Tory Government. Thanks to Ungagged, as I lie here with a […]
Amsterdam. October 2018 Gert hobbled the short distance from his large mahogany desk to the door of his workshop, the familiar sound […]
India: the world’s largest democracy. A nuclear-armed power that harbors the oldest language still in active use in the world today. An anachronistic country struggling to walk a tightrope between its history and its dreams. The subcontinent has long captured the imaginations and fetishes of spiritually-inclined white folks in North America and Europe, and not […]