This month, Kat (Twitter @kat_cary) and Erin (@seunte) were joined by Councillor Fatima Joji (@fatima_joji) at the tail end of her successful campaign. Dont forget to get your tickets for the #ProgressToYes conference which is happening this Sunday 29th May. @aimaberdeen
Guy Ingerson on the benefits of the leasing of Crown estates for green energy production, and some of the responses from the left.
Neil Anderson leads a conversation with Glasgow Councillor Graham Campbell and Laura Bilton of Black Lives Matter, Edinburgh on – -the Radical Independence Conference and the way forward for indyref2. -the non inclusion of black and BAME communities and their place in Scottish society. – BLM and other movements for inclusion in changing societal views. […]
David (Twitter- DavoMc82), Debra (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian (WeeSociologist) Discuss – New Constituency Boundaries – Scotland Team & “Taking The Knee” – Gender Critical Employment Tribunal Case – Crazy Anti Indy Report – MORE Tory corruption – RIC Conference Music by @HippyMusic Art by @HeathPeaPict
“The most well researched nonsense you will read this year” – a man on a phone. “There’s midges and then there’s midges” – a fellow bug enthusiast. “Compelling evidence that could break the internet” – A. Person.
It was January 2020 and I had travelled from China back to Scotland to spend a couple of weeks with my family. I’m a teacher so my time off coincides with Chinese festivals rather than Western holidays. We were having a belated Christmas and New Year, as has become normal for us in recent years. […]
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 […]
India: the world’s largest democracy. A nuclear-armed power that harbors the oldest language still in active use in the world today. An anachronistic country struggling to walk a tightrope between its history and its dreams. The subcontinent has long captured the imaginations and fetishes of spiritually-inclined white folks in North America and Europe, and not […]
This week it was announced that 1,187 drug-related deaths were registered in Scotland in 2018, the largest number ever recorded. This caused a shockwave to run through Scottish politics, though it wasn’t such a shock to those on the front line who knew the figures would be terrible. But seeing anecdotal evidence of a spiralling […]
The UK is broken, and I can’t see how it can ever be fixed. Like Humpty Dumpty, all the constitutional monarch’s horses and all the constitutional monarch’s men can’t put it together again (other animals and sexes are also available) (as are other governing systems, if not actually right here, right now…) Even if, by […]