Harvie: Timetable for independence vote essential, even if Article 50 extended

Harvie: Timetable for independence vote essential, even if Article 50 extended

In the face of such incompetent misrule from Westminster, it’s now vital that we set out a route for Scotland to secure its future in Europe as an independent member state, even if the Brexit timetable is extended. Patrick Harvie MSP Scottish Greens co-convenor Patrick Harvie MSP has said that...

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The SNP, not Labour, is the real radical and progressive party

The SNP, not Labour, is the real radical and progressive party

While Labour constantly seek to emphasise their ‘radical’ credentials, we’re getting on with delivering radical policies and driving progressive change in Scotland.
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Willie Rennie says Nicola Sturgeon should be concentrating on a second referendum, not concentrating on a second referendum.

Willie Rennie says Nicola Sturgeon should be concentrating on a second referendum, not concentrating on a second referendum.

OK! So sometimes there are things that politicians say that just have to be commented on, not because they are any good but because they show staggering hypocrisy. When I read this tweet on Willies twitter feed today, I nearly pebble-dashed my PC screen with my cup of coffee. So...

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Announcement on Indyref2 Timing from First Minister now Imminent

Announcement on Indyref2 Timing from First Minister now Imminent

If you wouldn’t mind giving a few minutes of your time to support Forward as One’s petition to the European Parliament to have them vote on Scotlands membership of the European Union when it votes for Independence we’d appreciate it: European Parliament Vote on Independent Membership of European Union for Scotland...

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Labour Joins with Tories at Holyrood to increase threat of No-Deal Brexit

Labour Joins with Tories at Holyrood to increase threat of No-Deal Brexit

An amendment tabled in Holyrood by SNP’s Derek McKay which would have modified an amendment to Scotlands Future Economy by Richard Leonard, Labours Leader in Scotland has been voted against by both Labour and the Tories.

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Real Cost of No Deal #2

Real Cost of No Deal #2

As part of our expanding series on the future of health for the UK, as we move closer to a conclusion to Brexit, we’re examining the cost of a no-deal Brexit to various aspects of healthcare. If you’re interested in joining our campaign to protect healthcare in an independent Scotland...

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Real Cost of No Deal #1

Real Cost of No Deal #1

As part of our expanding series on the future of health for the UK, as we move closer to a conclusion to Brexit, we’re examining the cost of a no-deal Brexit to various aspects of healthcare. If you’re interested in joining our campaign to protect healthcare in an independent Scotland...

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Don’t give the opposition free exposure on social media.

Don’t give the opposition free exposure on social media.

You might not know (or maybe you do) but social media works on a complicated process of actually giving more credence to something because it is given credence. That might sound strange but in reality,  it is not a complex idea. In a nutshell, the more something is shared or...

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Gillette and Occam’s Razor

Gillette and Occam’s Razor

If Brexit represents a country having a nervous breakdown, ravaged by identity crisis and hyper-nostalgia, incapable of understanding itself and confused about its role in the world, Piers Morgan personifies this spasm of moronic populism. Morgan, who readers will recall was sacked for publishing faked photographs of troops torturing Iraqi...

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Scotland cannot be left at the mercy of a dysfunctional Westminster government

Scotland cannot be left at the mercy of a dysfunctional Westminster government

One of the most revealing aspects of the period since the Brexit vote is the contrast between the way Ireland has been treated by the EU and the contempt with which Scotland has treated by the Westminster Government.
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The Ice Queen’s sandcastle

The Ice Queen’s sandcastle

After the devastating defeat of the government’s Brexit deal on Tuesday, came Wednesday’s vote of confidence called by Jeremy Corbyn. As expected, those Tories who voted down the central policy of their own government yesterday lined up to support it today. They might hate Theresa May’s deal, but they hate...

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