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Janis and Graham Ungagged! Ep 3 “Extremists…”

On – Richie Sunak’s “Extremist” comments regarding the Scottish Electorate, – the imminence of new Scottish nuke power stations -according to Alister Jack – under an imagined ”return of a unionist regime,” and what this statement says about British politics… – Why Andy Burnham WANTS what we have. – The gradualism of Swinney – and […]

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Richie Venton Ungagged! Episode 2 “Where IS the Centre Left?”

 Richie Venton on Starmer and Swinney’s claims to be “Centre Left.” what does that mean for working class people when 1 the Labour right winger, Neil Kinnock says Starmer “has gone too far,” and 2 Swinney’s inclusion of Kate Forbes and her economic and social views, into his Cabinet. Music – The Kara Sea. […]

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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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Jackie Baillie, 5 gallons of chicken gravy and a straw

Willie Miller’s Moustache (Twitter:  @williemillersm1) has a plan to bring the progressive indy movement together… Right you fucking idiots. Everyone who supports independence one straight line in front of me, GO! Turn to your right. Kick that moron up the arse. Turn to your left, boot that pillock too. Now repeat, but with hugs not […]

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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 – Ep4

Neil Anderson @BikerNeil hosts with Val Waldron @scribblingval and Brian Finlay @WeeSociologist. This week’s topic starters; 1) Indy Ref 9th Anniversary & SNP conf motion, 2) Highest Scottish population ‘ever’! And Scots views on immigration, 3) Fergus Ewing MSP & SNP/SGP BHA – acronym heaven 🙂 4) Helix Park – Falkirk 10th Anniversary – Kelpies […]

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Indybag: Fuck the Corporations and Neil Oliver

Donald Rumsfeld has been trying to kill me for years, what with ensuring that after the Irish stopped bombing Britain, he and his Whitehouse gang introduced a new set of disgruntled bombers, and of course his lacing Diet Coke, vitamin tablets, toothpaste, cereal and chewing gum with his aspartame. Having said that, of course Rishi […]