group header
group avatar
Equality Nation +EqualityNation
Equality Nation is a non-party organisation dedicated to furthering open democracy
 Joined January 2020    equalitynation.org
190 Posts   5 Followers
So on Friday we got Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini budget with its slashing tax cuts for the rich, for those who have. Apparently it’s the first of many such cuts by a chancellor who wants...
On 6th February 1952 the sombre voice of a wireless announcer informed that King George VI had died. The 56 year old King had failed to recover from a lung operation, and died in...
"I will never ever let…" Sounds so authoritarian, not the sort of language expected in what is said to be a voluntary democratic union of equal partners.
Stories abound of people who when asked how they would vote in a Scottish independence referendum say they would vote No. Why, they are asked. Shrug. Just because. Just because what? Just because they...
How those of us in the independence movement persuade those still swithering or voting No has always been high on our agenda. How to fashion compelling arguments and persuasive stories to change minds. To...
Drew Hendry, Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey hosts a series of interesting and informtive podcast – Scotland’s Choice which explores the different policy choices that could be made in an...
After nearly a week of unionist screeching that the Scottish Government does not have a mandate to hold indyref2, and that Scotland, in any case, is far too wee, small, stupid and impoverished to...
Today, on 28th June 2022, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister oi Scotland, made a statement in Holyrood on a second independence referendum. The First Minister laid out the need for independence, why Scotland needed the...
Six years on from that dire Brexit vote, Scotland is out of the EU and suffering the consequences with many small businesses on the brink, huge price increases, chaos at airports, many businesses and...
Human rights have been in the news recently with the deportation of asylum seekers to Rwanda. Human rights are my rights, your rights, our rights, everyone’s rights, and given the protections for them in...
Murdo Fraser MSP, a member of the Scottish Parliament, talking on GB News about all the advantages (oil, gas, renewables, electricity food etc) that WE (that is England) would lose if Scotland leaves the...
Vulnerable refugees and the ECHR Recently politics in the UK certainly haven’t been dull or boring. The very opposite, as concerns hit the level of fury over the asylum seekers selected to be deported...
My computer dictionary describes governance as ‘the action or manner of governing’. Fair enough but I was hoping for something more descriptive. My Google search brought up two websites with more muscular definitions. Interestingly, both are Australian websites which...
Boris Johnson is desperate to trumpet at every opportunity how well the UK is performing, its economy growing faster than other G7 nations. Everything is world-beating. We’re at the forefront of all that’s positive....
“Everybody knows Boris Johnson can lie for England. To his supporters, it was one of his best assets. They believed he could bamboozle the European Union into giving him the only Brexit deal that...
Last night I was reading a Scandi-noir book, though not written by a Swede or Norwegian but by an English author who lives in rural Sweden. The book, the fourth in a series about...
Yesterday the UK government announced it would send asylum seekers to Rwanda to be ‘processed’. However it appears that even if these asylum seekers are accepted as refugees they will not be returned to...
The Sue Gray report may have been put on hold, but today the Met police concluded the law had been broken and issued fixed penalty notices to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his wife...
More than 93% of those classified in a recent report as non-doms in 2018 were born abroad. An additional 4% have lived abroad for a substantial period. Non-doms are wealthy, mainly earning over £5...
Fuel shortages and price rises have been hitting the headlines along with price hikes for food and tales of empty shelves in supermarkets. Fuel self-sufficiency is far from the norm and is causing a...
Scotland flag - the saltire Made In Scotland. For Scotland.
or
Create An Account