Soros, Scruton and the Hyperobject

Soros, Scruton and the Hyperobject

Conspiracies are part of a long tradition of paranoia in American politics from Proofs of a Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe, to chemtrails, corn circles and Area 51. Timothy Morton called conspiracy the perfect example of a hyperobject – a word that describes those features of...

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Harvie welcomes Holyrood endorsement of People’s Vote

Harvie welcomes Holyrood endorsement of People’s Vote

Scottish Green Party members stand ready to campaign with our Green colleagues in the other nations of the UK, and with people across party lines for a People’s Vote. Patrick Harvie MSP Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie tonight (7 Nov) welcomed the vote at Holyrood to endorse a People’s Vote,...

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SNP block Wightman’s bid to give communities same right as developers to appeal planning decisions

SNP block Wightman’s bid to give communities same right as developers to appeal planning decisions

The system has been besmirched by a lack of parity and I will seek to re-introduce my amendments at Stage 3 so that the wider Parliament can decide whether or not communities can have an equal say. Andy Wightman MSP The Scottish Greens today (7 Nov) hit out at the...

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Ross Greer demands action on school music tuition barriers

Learning a musical instrument cannot be an opportunity only open to those from wealthy families. Ross Greer MSP A Green MSP is demanding government action to stop musical instrument tuition becoming an exclusive activity after Holyrood’s education committee heard from a young person how skyrocketing charges are creating ‘Victorian’ levels...

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The only poll that matters

The only poll that matters

There’s been a bit of gloating from British nationalists this week over the opinion poll that never was. Those nats eh, what are they like. After Channel 4 broadcast its programme Brexit – What the Nation Really Thinks, claims were made on social media that the megapoll conducted for the...

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The seven-year itch

The seven-year itch

Wings Over Scotland is seven years old today (the period of time as a “generation” in terms of referendums), and it doesn’t feel like a day over 25. Can we hurry up and have another indy vote before the entire country burns to the ground around our ears, please? After...

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Unions Pledge to Fight For Dundee Michelin Jobs

by Ken Ferguson The news that tyre company Michelin are to close their Dundee plant with the loss of 850 jobs is a tremendous blow offsetting much of the optimistic economic talk around the recent opening of the V and A in the city Commenting on the announcement STUC General...

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