David (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (@WeeSociologist) NEWS – Willie Rennie Standing Down as Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats – Chaos in Downing Street – GB News continues to decline – Sian Berry stands down as Co-Leader of the Green Party of England & Wales MORE TORY CORRUPTION – Boris Bullingdon Buddy appointed […]
Strange Rumblings in Scotland: Blade Runner Strikes Again
Everyone is becoming edgy and kind of toe curlingly, stupidly nervous. The Tory Party sent their colonial fixer to the house of Carlaw sometime between the Covid-19 Prime Minister’s visit to Scotland and last night, and Unionism in Scotland, seems to have surrendered. Adam “Up the Republic… oops… no, up the Union…” Tompkins has waved […]
Say it Ain’t So Jo
This is a story of denial, delusion and illusion: All themes that ran through the 2019 General election campaign. Jo and The Libs The rise, or rather the inflation of Jo Swinson is not the only story in town, but the themes are strong in this one. I’d have been hard pushed to pick Jo […]
Glasgow Councillor, Mhairi Hunter: Reflections on the Election.
Billy Connolly once said there is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing. Much as I adore Billy Connolly, I have to say he was wrong on that one. Even layered up to the max, December does not provide the optimal weather for electioneering. All the campaign photos of groups of canvassers […]
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean The UK Christmas Election is highlighting how awful the binary sloganeering of the right really is – and how much the power of the Billionaire owned press and media still is killing democracy. Let this be your antidote. Help us continue to podcast, publish and campaign… a few quid keeps […]
Its Time to Go, Jo.
One of our team, Neil Scott, urges his East Dunbartonshire neighbours to drop Liberal Democrat Leader, Jo Swinson as their MP at the upcoming election. “As a teacher who works in one of Europe’s most deprived areas, helping hungry, poverty damaged children every day, I resent the fact that Jo Swinson, a woman from one […]