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Holyrude Podcast – Season 4 – Episode 9

This week’s pod includes discussions & passion on: The Get Me Home Safely campaign & Trade Unions, Scottish Parliament GRR bill, fallout from “Where are you really from?”, striking workers and the reason behind why they are striking. With David, Beth Douglas & Ungagged’s Brian Finlay. Music by Edith – Sister Ghost

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Holyrude Episode 4.7 – “Long Pork Kebab”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – UK Supreme Court Says Scotland Needs Westminster’s Permission For Indyref2 –  Tabloids Attack Trade Union Leader – Keir Starmer Named “Politician of the Year” by Right Wing Publication – Tory Peer on PPE […]

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The War in Black and White by Val Waldron

I thought that ‘The War’ was fought in black and white, that soldiers, sailors, airmen soared bravely into victorious flight or landed on beaches handsome, intact not a finely coiffed hair out of place. That they survived to marry a beautiful virgin sweetheart and lived happily ever after. I didn’t realise that it was mostly in […]

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Holyrude Ungagged Season 4 Episode 1 – “Wounded & Undermanned”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82) and Connor Beaton (@CDBeaton) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – The Death of Queen Elizabeth – The Reign of King Charles  Begins – New Prime Minister – First Openly Gay Footballer in the Men’s professional game in Scotland Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict Edited by […]

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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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Holyrude Season 3 Episode 2 – Foosty Cookies

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Partygate: The Second Act – Lorna Slater under attack again! – UK Plan to send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda – Did Corbyn cause Labour to lose Scotland? Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict […]

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A Snapshot of 2021 by Val Waldron

‘Alexa give me a snapshot of 2021 without mentioning Covid’  Can I help? All of the events below were of course shot through with Covid, antivaxxers, restrictions, opposition and media undermining of the Scottish Government health message, oh, and big shouty businesses. It didn’t stop the world from turning though! In Search of Q We […]