The Ideology of Nobel Economics
Bella Caledonia
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THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR ECONOMICS – AN EXERCISE IN IDEOLOGY? THIS year’s (so-called) Nobel economics prize has gone to three US-based academics – Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. Banerjee and Duflo (who are married) work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while Kremer is a professor at Harvard. They received the £728,000 prize […]
Name-calling and bullying over GRA reform has to stop
The National
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AT SNP conference last weekend the party elected, amidst some tension, a new Women’s Convenor.
First Minister: Brexit deal 'makes a mockery' of claim Scotland is equal UK partner
The National
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NICOLA Sturgeon has branded the latest Brexit deal undemocratic and claimed it "makes a mockery of claims that the UK is in any way a partnership of equals."
READ: Jean-Claude Juncker sends letter backing latest Brexit deal
The National
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In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker wrote:
Thinking it through
Peter Bell
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That is the nature of the gamble that the SNP administration has embarked upon. They are wagering Scotland's cause in a bet where the odds may be stacked against them and where, even if the odds were fair or favourable, to win is to lose and to lose is to lose even more.
I strongly suspect the proposed Brexit deal is illegal in UK law
Tax Research UK
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I have commented already on this morning's published Brexit deal. I omitted to mention that it is likely to also be illegal under this legislation: Read the full article...
The so-called Brexit deal is a sham and fiasco when it comes to Northern Ireland, tax and tariffs. People there will pay a heavy price for this
Tax Research UK
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I have scanned the changes to Theresa May's Brexit deal that now make up Johnson's deal. There are sixty plus pages of them; many being Read the full article...
…Another Council Tenancy?
Left Ungagged
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ungagged.podbean.com/...down_1.mp3 Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean As the power mongers… the aristocracy and rich in the UK, and the bureaucrats of the EU come to a deal that will cut freedom of movement, enforce Tory rule for another generation and impoverish millions across the British Isles, we bring you our ode to anarchy… our voices...
Levers of power
Wings Over Scotland
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16 votes, up to a maximum of 31, you say? If only there was a party with enough MPs to turn that round, eh? The Prime Minister’s new Brexit deal is a catastrophe for Scotland. It would massively disadvantage the country compared to Northern Ireland. Companies would entirely sensibly flock across the Irish Sea to […]
Brexit deal reached - but DUP say they won't back it
The National
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A Brexit deal has been agreed with the EU, Boris Johnson has said.