Reporting Scotland fails to report FM’s post-Brexit concerns for NHS

Reporting Scotland fails to report FM’s post-Brexit concerns for NHS

Reporting Scotland has failed to report significant concerns raised by the First Minister for the NHS as a result of Brexit. Nicola Sturgeon was scheduled to give a keynote speech at a major cancer conference in Glasgow, and had issued a statement to coincide with the event. The SNP leader...

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Fascism is not an Idea to be Debated, It’s a set of Actions to be Fought

Fascism is not an Idea to be Debated, It’s a set of Actions to be Fought

“Fascism is not an Idea to be Debated, It’s a set of Actions to be Fought” (Aleksandar Hemon) This is why Nicola Sturgeon was absolutely right not to debate Bannon, and why the BBC is absolutely wrong to interview/ debate with Banks. As Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool, said in...

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The sleepy watchmen

The sleepy watchmen

We’ve been through all the papers and there’s still absolutely no Scottish politics news, so we’re going to take a moment out for one of our brief but always-popular tangential forays into the world of football. All the usual disclaimers apply. Because the parlous state of current Scottish journalism can’t...

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Superbia, Ur Fascism and Britannia

Superbia, Ur Fascism and Britannia

Earlier this week a US commentator, Steve Schmidt, described President Trump’s exploitation of the migrant ‘Caravan’ issue as ‘Trump’s Reichstag fire’ and declared that ‘40% of the country have opted into an alternative reality’. Estimates for Britain are not currently available, but can’t be far off. With the brutal revelations...

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Tory minister denies links to Unionist firm with ‘Natzi hunter’ boss

Tory minister denies links to Unionist firm with ‘Natzi hunter’ boss

READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon urges Tories to ‘come clean’ on NHS Brexit bill According to the Companies House website Esther Louise McVey was appointed as secretary of the company on March 21 this year. Her constituency office in Wilmslow, England, is given as her address, However, it also suggests that...

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SNP make landmark appointment with first-ever female chair

SNP make landmark appointment with first-ever female chair

She will now be responsible for overseeing operational party matters and chairing the national executive committee and national conference. Oswald said: “I am thrilled and honoured to be appointed business convener for the SNP at this crucial point in Scottish and UK politics. “With the UK Tory government hellbent on...

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Nicola Sturgeon urges Tories to ‘come clean’ on NHS Brexit bill

Nicola Sturgeon urges Tories to ‘come clean’ on NHS Brexit bill

READ MORE: Tory minister denies links to Unionist firm with ‘Nazi hunter’ boss She also pointed to other potential dangers, such as pharmaceutical companies being told to stockpile medicine in preparation for a no-deal scenario. Speaking ahead of her speech at the National Cancer Research Institute Conference, Surgeon said: “Far...

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Tory minister denies links to Unionist firm with ‘Nazi hunter’ boss

Tory minister denies links to Unionist firm with ‘Nazi hunter’ boss

READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon urges Tories to ‘come clean’ on NHS Brexit bill According to the Companies House website Esther Louise McVey was appointed as secretary of the company on March 21 this year. Her constituency office in Wilmslow, England, is given as her address, However, it also suggests that...

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Blogger accused of antisemitism calls Labour MSP accuser a “lickspittle smearing turd”

Blogger accused of antisemitism calls Labour MSP accuser a “lickspittle smearing turd”

A pro-independence blogger at the centre of a row over antisemitism has labelled one of his accusers a “lickspittle smearing turd”. The writer of the Grousebeater blog warned the Scottish Labour MSP he faces legal action for defamation. Gareth Wardell accused Neil Findlay of making false accusations after the MSP...

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