Category Archives: Scottish Independence Referendum

That Plebiscite Election

As we approach the Big Day for various reasons likely to turn into the Big Flop, self-appointed experts pop up everywhere to give their opinion. Some ‘opinion’ is only a basic expression of fear rather than scholarly analysis, but aided … Continue reading

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Nic v Liz

From time-to-time we publish the articles of Scottish columnists, the ones that believe Scotland can survive on its own without the brutal intervention of England’s colonial power. That does not mean the site agrees with every theory and thesis they … Continue reading

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Eating Carrot Cake

As Liz Truss, another English politician implacably set against Scotland’s freedoms, takes the keys of Number 10 Downing Street, her own MPs are plotting a Bill that would impose a 60% minimum Yes vote from the entire population on a … Continue reading

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Decolonising Scotland

The legal system of Scotland – separate from England – has not exactly covered itself in honours protecting the rights of Scots or our constitution or indeed our sovereignty. Without going too far back, the Salmond case shows Scots Law … Continue reading

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Rejecting Colonialism

Indigenous senator Lidia Thorpe is something of a rebel, she detests the British colonial. In Australia she is not without supporters. And naturally, she is not without her colonial-minded critics. She was told to repeat the oath of allegiance for … Continue reading

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Speaking Louder than a Speaker

For those who missed the stramash, the two ALBA MPs, Kenny MacAskill and Neale Hanvey, complained to the Speaker that Boorish Johnson, discredited and rejected prime minister, that he had no lawful right denying the people of Scotland a referendum … Continue reading

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Indy At Last – Maybe

In all the adulation, praise, faith, relief, disbelief, anger, cynicism and scepticism expressed these last hours, few noticed that Nicola Sturgeon’s solution to achieve self governance is handing over all the profound decisions of Scotland’s future to the British State, … Continue reading

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Go! Go! Go!

Nicola Sturgeon’s latest announcement of a really real new referendum campaign, followed by yes its true and I am here to prove it announcement from Patrick Harvie of the Greens, has had a mixed response. It was greeted by dismay … Continue reading

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SNP’s Groundhog Day

NOTHING CHANGES By Kenny MacAskill Groundhog Day! The local elections have been and gone but what’s changed. South of the border the Tories took a pasting, but Johnson clings on, tottering but more from internal Tory discontent than an external … Continue reading

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An SNP Letter

THE UNBEARABLE ODDNESS OF THE SNP A colleague received a letter from the SNP delivered to his family home. It said they were asking “friends and family” to vote 1 and 2 for SNP candidates and “for no other party”. … Continue reading

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