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 […]
With its defence of Israel and its defence of mass murder, the liberal democratic West is hammering the nails in its own coffin. When Assad, Iran and Russia were allowed to get away with what I and many others believe will one day be widely seen as genocide in Syria, many of us warned that […]
We knew their names, their faces, their stories. That made us feel connected to them. And that’s a key difference with coverage of refugees, who usually remain a nameless and faceless mass to us. There has been much commentary in the past few days about the difference in media/public perception of the Titan tragedy […]
by Bo Ferdinand One of Daniel Hannan’s first controversial appearances involved advocating the privatisation of the NHS on Fox News and begging Americans ‘not to follow us down the road of socialism’. Described as a true believer and ‘the man who brought you Brexit’, Hannan helped found both the ERG and Vote Leave, famously insisting […]
NEW #TalkingSense First in a series on why independence matters, Erin @seuntetalk & Kat @kat_cary talk immigration policy and horrors of the home office from a new Scot’s point of view.
John Hird has done many things on the political left but recently helped set up Newcastle United Football Club Fans Against Sportswashing, in this interview with Neil Anderson they talk about the NUFC Fans campaign. NUFC Fans Against Sportswashing https://sites.google.com/view/nufcfansagainstsportswashing/home @NoSaudiToon
If you are melting down over the World Cup in Qatar; ask yourself why you didn’t have a similar meltdown over the one in Russia in 2018? Be honest about it. At that point in the world, despite Russia genocidally ravaging Syria, annexing and waging war against Ukraine and overseeing the fatal persecution of homosexuals […]
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Connor Beaton (@CDBeaton) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – More Chaos in Downing Street – Shetland Communications Cut Off – Racist caller says Sunak isn’t British – Labour Candidate Blocked
Kat and Erin return for Season 3 after a busy summer to talk about the cost-of-living crisis, the death of Mahsa Amini and protests in Iran, and anti-immigrant actions in politics worldwide. Further info Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/edinburghslaverycolonialism Glasgow Slavery Audit: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=29117 Iran: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/28/podcasts/the-daily/iran-protests-women.html Reverse Freedom Rides: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/02/29/809740346/the-cruel-story-behind-the-reverse-freedom-rides Recommended Reading: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography
Interview by Neil Anderson. Part 3 of 3 with GCC Councillors. Matt Kerr – Scottish Labour. Discussions range from Unions, Brexit, Scottish Independence & the City of London. With music track Drive by – Rufilo.