ARTICLES MEDIA FUNDRAISERS EVENTS GROUPS GET APP
Why Scotland’s ‘budget deficit’ matters little even if it still exists after we get actual non-estimated data
Talking Up Scotland
...
‘The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory – the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades – delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for how to build a just and prosperous society. Any ambitious proposal – ranging from fixing crumbling infrastructure to Medicare for all or preventingContinue reading "Why...
US 'prepared to dedicate a lot of resources' to Brexit
The National
...
America is "prepared to dedicate a lot of resources" to securing a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK this year, the country's treasury secretary has said.
Only BBC UK sees different Scotland look after its veterans as England drifts further into the dark night of endless Tory rule
Talking Up Scotland
...
From BBC UK but missed by BBC Scotland today: A leading mental health charity for military veterans says it will not be able to take any new cases in England and Wales, because of a funding crisis. Combat Stress said its income has fallen from £16m to £10m in the current financial year partly dueContinue reading "Only BBC UK sees different Scotland look after its veterans as England drifts...
Poll/crowdfunder update
Scot Goes Pop
...
So just a very quick update for the 349 people who have between them contributed an amazing £6186 to help Scot Goes Pop commission an opinion poll on independence.  I haven't been idle on your behalf, and I think I've now got things more or less sorted.  If everything goes to plan, I should have some results for you within around 7-10 days. I now think it's highly unlikely that our...
Glasgow City Council to write to Prime Minister on Scottish Independence
Herald Scotland
...
Glasgow Labour were invited by the Leader of the Council to work with the SNP and Greens to meet the aspirations of the city's constituents.
Why Jeanne Freeman should be the last Health Secretary to go
Talking Up Scotland
...
As Tory-run NHS England produces the worst A&E figures in history, the costliest building delays and the most dangerous places to be born, the Scottish Tories might do better to be quiet. Here’s why: Boris Johnson’s abundant failure in government as his NHS England A&E waiting time figures for December plummet to new depths below 70%!Continue reading "Why Jeanne Freeman should be...
CELEBRATE BURNS THE PATRIOT THIS NIGHT ~ THEN CAMPAIGN HARD FOR INDEPENDENCE, TO SEND THE PARCEL OF ROGUES PACKING FOR GOOD
Target 59
...
If you haven’t already, please like the page facebook.com/target59 Also invite your friends to like it too and please share this post. Show your support on your profile twibbon.com/...arget-59-3
Why bugs like coronavirus the tiniest and grimmest of reapers
The National
...
THIS hasn’t been a cracking week for optimists. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists pushed the hands of their symbolic Doomsday Clock the closest they’ve ever been to midnight (it’s now at 100 seconds). The causes they cite are nuclear weapons proliferation and a worsening climate crisis.
The UK faces its biggest constitutional crisis since the Civil War, but whose head is on the block?
The Canary
...
The UK may be facing its biggest constitutional crisis since the Civil War. This time though, it’s not the monarch who’s caused the crisis … Read moreBy Tom Coburg
Link between numbers on remand and high prison populations to be explored
Herald Scotland
...
A study into why so many people are held in prison before appearing in court has been commissioned by the Scottish Government.
Celebrating Robert Burns in the Library
The Orkney News
...
This Saturday afternoon from 2.30 to 3.30 Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall will be marking Robert Burns day.
Johnson’s failings
Tax Research UK
...
It is worth recording just how badly the Johnson government is already doing. Unless we do we conceded the narrative to them. First, a Johnson Read the full article...
Everything you need to know about how hard trade will be outside the EU
Tax Research UK
...
My headline is, I think appropriate. Trade outside the EU is going to be nightmarishly difficult. For the UK the cost is currently incalculable. I Read the full article...
The moment we said goodbye to it all
Tax Research UK
...
I am a little surprised this photo has got as little attention as it appears to have done in the media: I am, of course, Read the full article...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and the Sandringham settlement
Constitution Unit
...
Following the decision of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to withdraw from a frontline royal role, the nature and timing of that departure has now been announced. Robert Hazell and Bob Morris explain what the settlement means for both the Sussexes and the monarchy itself.  When it wants to, the British monarchy can move […]