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Janis and Graham Ungagged! Episode 2

On the new Scottish cabinet and their changing priorities.  Does this new Cabinet unite the SNP coalition for Independence and the Scottish electorate, or will it alienate the majority progressives across Scotland? How far is compromise with centrists too far? Clarity on the SNP stance on the Palestine Genocide as opposed to Starmer and Sarwar’s […]

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Entitlement

When will the penny drop that No-one is entitled to our votes, that we need politicians with an ear to the ground, not the right wing. When I think of the years 2013/14 I think of one of those Penny Pusher machines from amusement arcades, representative of voters and members tumbling like freed coins from […]

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Hoyle’s Hubris and the Hackery of the Britpol Old Firm…

Did you hear about the 3 wells? Well, well, well. I do apologise, that is objectively the worst joke in my otherwise exceptional collection, if not indeed the English speaking world. Thank you Granny Moustache, it was one of her two favourites. But it is apposite for objectively the worst and most pish boiling week […]

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Ungag the Choons – Ep 2 “First People.”

Neil Scott talks about a Australian song from 1987 that helped radicalise him in Troubles torn Northern Ireland. If you want to know more about this song and the oils – please watch Peter Garrett: Midnight Oil frontman on Music & Politics – on youtube  https://youtu.be/THWApLlF8yI?si=1HUU4ltOYO7lGnWM    And if its available where you are, look […]

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Holyrude Ungagged – Season 6 Episode 11 “Better Late Than Never”

This week Host David McClemont (@DavoMc82) is joined by Val Waldron (@scribblingval) and Cllr Sophie Traynor  (@STrayn0r) to discuss; – The Royals Steal Money From The Dead – The Continuing Tory Circus at Westminster – The Closure of Grangemouth Oil Refinery – The Scottish Parliament Voting For a Ceasefire in Gaza

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Dreaming in Green by Val Waldron

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 […]

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Holyrude Ungagged – Season 6 Ep 9

Neil Anderson @BikerNeil hosts with Jen Bell @rightsandroses and Cal Johnston-Dempsey @CalDemps discuss; 1) Scot Gov WhatsApps & UK Covid enquiry 2) Michael Matheson MSP £11k iPad roaming data bill 3) Ceasefire demos, Cabinet sackings & possible Labour abstain on Westminster SNP ceasefire motion. 4) Labour MSP Monica Lennon’s member’s bill to enforce tough penalties […]