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 Joined December 2019
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Fossil Free London staged a march of hundreds of people through the capital on 30 September. It was protesting the recent regulatory approval for … Read moreBy Glen Black
Rickets – a disease associated with Victorian-era slums – is on the rise in Scotland, while other conditions linked to poverty and malnutrition are … Read moreBy Steve Topple
On Wednesday 9 August, campaigners from Climate Camp Scotland, This is Rigged, and Scot.E3 demonstrated outside the headquarters of Ironside Farrar in Edinburgh. Campaigners … Read moreBy Hannah Sharland
Campaign group Just Stop Oil seemed to have cornered the market when it comes to climate crisis protest – becoming notorious (for right wingers … Read moreBy Steve Topple
Campaign group Friends of the Earth Scotland has exposed how fossil fuel giants like BP and Shell have been lobbying the Scottish government to … Read moreBy Steve Topple
The Knoydart peninsula is nestled on the west coast of the highlands of Scotland. It forms part of the ‘Rough Bounds’ – an extraordinarily … Read moreBy Alex/Rose Cocker
It’s eight years since Sheku Bayoh died at the hands of police in Scotland. The public inquiry into his death is still ongoing. Yet … Read moreBy Steve Topple
Friends of the Earth Scotland has released research into the “shocking extent of the oil and gas industry lobbying of the Scottish Government under … Read moreBy The Canary
Scotland’s parliament is set to confirm Humza Yousaf as its new first minister on 28 March. He narrowly won the contest to succeed Nicola … Read moreBy Glen Black
The radical union Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) has accused a Glasgow bar of union busting. Saramago Bar, which is located inside Glasgow’s … Read moreBy Tom Anderson
The Scottish government has passed the Hunting With Dogs (Scotland) Act. It’s a new anti-hunting law that seeks to fix the mistakes of existing … Read moreBy Glen Black
Like a bad smell, Gordon Brown is back again, desperately trying to keep Scotland in the stinking United Kingdom. The problem is, not everyone … Read moreBy Steve Topple
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On Wednesday 23 November, Britain’s highest court rejected a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence … Read moreBy The Canary
The Scottish football team is set to play against Turkey on 16 November, but critics are calling for a boycott of the match. The … Read moreBy Tom Anderson
On Monday 14 November, the Scottish government is making an additional benefit payment available to more people with children. And that’s on top of … Read moreBy Steve Topple
Applause broke out in Scottish parliament on 27 October as a new bill to make the process of gender transition easier passed its first … Read moreBy Joe Glenton
A Scottish Green Party politician has accused Scottish Labour of ignoring complaints raised against one of its councillors. This councillor attended a rally organised … Read moreBy John Shafthauer
Kevin Nelson told an inquiry into the death of Mr Bayoh he did not think the 31-year-old stamped on an officer as he was being restrained.By The Canary
Aamer Anwar, representing Mr Bayoh’s family at a public inquiry, hit out at the police, their watchdog and the Crown Office.By The Canary
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