Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Scottish Greens Patrick Harvie, Maggie Chapman, Gillian Mackay and Jon Molyneux look back at the challenges and achievements of 2018, and forward to 2019 when we’ll continue Leading The Change. Join us and help Lead the Change in 2019!

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Diary of a Bad Year

Diary of a Bad Year

January: I read J.M Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year, a novel in which two parallel texts occupy the same page, one about the writer’s life, another about the characters in the story he has written. Coetzee remarks somewhere that the novelist must attempt something new when he writes but...

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Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Scotland offers warm welcome for all’

Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Scotland offers warm welcome for all’

“One of the things we should be proud of, at Hogmanay, is the number of people from around the world who come to Scotland to see in the New Year,” she said. “They come in part because of Scotland’s reputation for offering a warm welcome for all. That’s a reputation...

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EU chief tells UK to ‘get your act together’ and find Brexit solution

EU chief tells UK to ‘get your act together’ and find Brexit solution

And he rejected Brexiteers’ claims that Brussels was plotting to keep the UK inside the bloc “by all possible means”. May faced a bruising encounter with EU leaders earlier this month after she vowed to seek fresh guarantees Britain will not be indefinitely kept in the Northern Ireland backstop part...

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Scots urged to lead campaign for People’s Vote on Brexit

Scots urged to lead campaign for People’s Vote on Brexit

However, while First Minister Nicola Sturgeon backs the campaign, senior SNP figures such as Pete Wishart are vehemently opposed and believe the party was bounced into supporting the policy at the autumn conference. Recent polling indicates that two-thirds of people in Scotland want a People’s Vote and 70% would vote...

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