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Starmer’s “Progressive” Labour?

Do these Starmerite ‘progressives’ believe in democracy? If so, why are you opposing democracy in Scotland? Why are you endorsing your Leader’s will to collude with the Tories in curtailing Scottish self-determination? Why is it that Labour can’t get it right? It’s either some Stalinist psychopath dressed like a sexually repressed geography teacher or a […]

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The War on Being Trans Must Stop!

by Amber Roberts Gender Critics believe that Trans Women aren’t Women as strongly as we believe that Trans Women Are Women, no matter what anyone tells them to the contrary. On both sides of this we have people making threats, shouting abuse and being hateful in general. This behaviour needs to stop on both sides, […]

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Holyrude – Season 4 – Ep 5 – Politics of the jungle.

Holyrude pod talks with Talking Sense’s Kat Cary – co-convenor of SNP Socialists on; tiredness, Keir Starmer on mums.net, Larkhall, Mat Hancock on I’m a Celeb’ and of course Scottish politics. Kat asks in the pod for people with experience of living as a trans person in Scotland to submit a 3 to 5 minute […]

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As Close to Federalism As The Moon

If the federalism shills couldn’t see this coming, they really weren’t looking. This move essentially leaves Labour without even the pretence of argument for the reformable UK that we’ve been promised since 2014. We’re as close to federalism as we are to the moon, and thus concludes the centre ground arguments against independence.  Take time […]

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Interview with Glasgow City Councillor Graham Campbell August 2022

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.

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Escape Routes by Val Waldron

We are finally getting to grips with the solid fact of the matter: 2014 cannot be repeated. We need to find another way, or ways to move forward towards independence. On the day of the full release of the Sue Gray report and of Nicola Sturgeon’s marking point as longest serving FM I’ve never been […]