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Bill Munsie @BillM
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I HAD hoped that Andrew Wilson’s Sunday National article looking back at four years of the Sustainable Growth Commission (SGC) report would have included something more in the way of adjusting to how feedback, critique and circumstances have changed in those four years.
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BANK of England Governor Andrew Bailey told the Treasury Committee of the House of Commons this week that what the country needed now was people to give up their pay rises so that inflation could be brought under control. He literally could not have got his diagnosis of the problem we face or the prescription of the measures needed to tackle it more wrong if he had set out to do so.
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Happy Constitution Day, Norway! Independence is normal.

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Prince Charles and Prince William are presenting the Queen's Speech today in their role as Royal Commissioners. There are two either Commissioners. One of them Read the full article...
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TODAY is May Day. To some, this simply denotes that a Monday bank holiday is just around the corner.
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Robin McAlpine – 28th April, 2022 Common Weal has been up at the STUC Congress this week. The range of issues discussed over the three … Critical Friends read more...The post Critical Friends appeared first on Common Weal.
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As I have already mentioned on this blog, Danny Blanchflower and I have been working together on our vision for the economic policy that the Read the full article...
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THERE is something deeply infuriating about seeing a good Scottish neep wrapped in packaging which not only obscures its origins but goes straight in the bin when you get home. Plastic-clad tumshies aren’t just bad for the planet, they add costs to our shopping too.
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"It doesn’t need to be like this. Scotland doesn’t need to be run by a closed shop of establishment figures appointing each other to positions of power forever, like some kind of neo-aristocracy."
Robin McAlpine, via Common Weal.
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AYOUNG Glaswegian SNP activist told me of his recent canvassing experiences. Responses he encountered made him think that the SNP could win an overall majority in the city in May, and that the vote was increasingly splitting between the SNP
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According to Politico (itself, right wing in orientation): Rishi Sunak is braced for a difficult morning broadcast round after his spring statement endured a very Read the full article...
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Craig Dalzell – 24th March 2022 Earlier this year, the Scottish Government – via its devolved control of Crown Estate Scotland – embarked on the … How to Nationalise ScotWind read more...
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AS someone who has spent most of their adult working life reporting on overseas wars, moments like right now always make me pause for thought.
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COUNCIL chiefs in Edinburgh said yesterday that the city is ready to start permanently rehoming scores of Afghan refugees by the end of the month.
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A LABOUR councillor has said he knows of party activists standing in the local government elections in May who voted Yes in 2014.
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RIGHT-WING Westminster gossip blog Guido Fawkes has been left red-faced after their “fact check” of the SNP was “fact checked” in turn, and found to be completely wrong.
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I WAS very struck by a recent comment on Twitter that large sections of the Yes movement are depoliticised. The response to Chris Hanlon’s article on “devo-max-min” demonstrated that beautifully.
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There are a good many people in the UK who believe that the only thing Tony Blair should be awarded is a trip to the dock in the International Court of Justice...
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The Scottish Reserve Bank will become the central bank of an independent Scotland responsible for monetary policy which serves the people of Scotland.

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