IT’S a smart move from Nicola Sturgeon to effectively rebrand the contemporary Yes campaign as “Scotland’s democracy movement” – though I’d argue it always has been just that.
Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision generated a wave of commentary regarding the strategic impasse of the independence movement and Nicola Sturgeon’s future as leader of the SNP. (You can read my pessimistic take, for the New Left Review’s Sidecar blog, here.) But amidst the crashing constitutional debris, one salient political fact seems to have been overlooked: Scottish […]
THE party led by former first minister Alex Salmond will host a special conference next month to plot the “way forward” for the independence cause.
TENS of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for Michelle Mone to be expelled from the House of Lords.
Plan B it is. Angus MacNeil reacts to supreme court ruling on Scottish independence.
DID YOU KNOW? - There were 4.3 million children living in "relative poverty" in Britain in 2020. This figure is soon projected to rise to 5.2 million. It'll be a UK record.

18% of UK children live in "absolute poverty", but this too is expected to rise. 12% of UK children endure "low income and material deprivation", while 5% suffer "severe low income and material deprivation". All these...
UK Business Secretary Grant Shapps has said trade unions should stop “grandstanding” and get their disputes “settled”.
From BBC Scotland today and headlining, with individual cases dwelt upon morbidly, across the media here: Thousands of extra cancer cases are linked to deprivation in Scotland, according to Cancer Research UK (CRUK). The charity has found that around 4,900 extra cancer cases a year are linked, which equates to 13 cases a day. Let’s be clear, I...

People across Europe are calling for EU leaders to 'clearly signal' a path Scotland can take back into the European Union following Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling
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Just because something is procedurally possible doesn’t mean it is either practicable or politically sensible. What I’m seeing here is almost a rerun of the ‘supermajority’ farce started by Alba Party in the run-up to the 2021 Scottish Parliament election. The ‘supermajority’ nonsense took something that is procedurally possible – a two-thirds majority of...
This tweet was put by Channel 4 yesterday: What does @EdBalls think about Labour’s ‘Green New Deal’ policy? ‘If it looks like climate change is Read the full article...
There was an article in the Sunday Times yesterday on the creation of what are being called ‘burner companies’. The links are in this Tweet Read the full article...
Join Callum Macdonald's weekly walk across the Skye Bridge to show support for independence is as strong as ever. Bring a flag. Meet at Kyleakin Roundabout.
LETTER FOR EUROPE - There are "now almost 15,000 of us - writers, scholars, activists and citizens from all 27 EU member states, all UK nations, as well as some other European countries such as Norway and Iceland."
My name's in there somewhere. 🤗
BBC Scotland choose very carefully what and what not to report.
They must decide which story will get the best SNP BAD/Scottish Government Bad headlines, hope the Media feature it, then report on what the Media say.
This is the Scottish Media. Most of their SNP Bad headlines are propagated by BBC Scotland.
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