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Trump Divides, The People Unite: Bridges Not Walls

    The STUC organised #dumptrump Anti-Trump Rally in George Square, Glasgow was a colourful and enjoyable affair.    I suppose the good weather helped but there was a party atmosphere. Many different groups (there were three I’m a part of) there under the one cause of being against the racist, misogynistic, ruthless capitalist… you […]

Scotland

A long week in politics

A long week in politics It can be difficult sometimes to gauge what will provoke a reaction in politics. It’s been commented on that Brexit doesn’t seem to have had as big a political impact in Scotland as was forecast. The events of the past few days suggests that may be changing. I suspect many […]

Scotland Ungagged Writing

Union of Equals?

Union of Equals? The last couple of days have been quite extraordinary. We have seen changes made to Scotland’s devolution settlement without Scottish MPs being heard, nevermind the Scottish Parliament giving its consent. We witnessed a Conservative MP suggest that suicide was the choice open to Scottish MPs who thought this was perhaps not the […]

Scotland Ungagged Writing

Disorderly Democracy

  Disorderly Democracy Constitutional Chaos following Brexit Power Grab By Debra Torrance and Derek Stewart Macpherson Debra: What the heck happened in the House of Commons? Today, Wednesday 13th of June at Prime Ministers Question there was “unprecedented chaos as a SNP member of the house was ejected by the speaker, and the rest of […]

Scotland

The Silence of the Unicorns…

All Under One Banner – Independence Rally and March – 5th May 2018   By Catriona Stevenson Nearly 4 years after the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum, “All Under One Banner” organised an event on the 5th of May with the hopes of sending Westminster a message that we will not be silenced anymore and the support […]