Category Archives: Scottish Politics

Harvesting Scotland

How the Highlands and Lowlands were exploited to make rich men richer and Scotland subservient It is remarkable how land described as impoverished and infertile happens to hold vast riches for the few when it is freed of the many … Continue reading

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Defeating English Nationalism

Fighting the British state The dregs of Scotland’s sleazy Anglophiles are at it again, defaming another individual who uses social media as a means of communication; and the SNP runs scared yet again. An individual, particularly one of slender means, … Continue reading

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Populism and the SNP

The response among liberal governments and their press to the rise of neofascist groups in Europe, England and the USA is to call the development ‘populism’. Fixed in the mind of the electorate, populist is synonymous with hoodlums, thugs, Nazi … Continue reading

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The Wealth of Scotland

Time to spread our wealth among the nation When researching aspects of the Highland Clearances it dawned on me that those dark episodes in our history were the beginnings of capitalism in Scotland. Over ninety percent of Scots lived off … Continue reading

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Vanishing Nationalism

Change without fear January 2019 and Scotland is where it was in January 2014, but in a worse position. All good debates begin with a strong statement. Here is mine: The SNP at Holyrood is afraid of constitutional debate. Over … Continue reading

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Can Nicola Sturgeon Twerk?

This is supposed to be festive time but I can’t think of a grimmer one for many a year. Scotland’s First Minister is treated as if Ada Hegerberg, winner of the first World’s Best Female Footballer Award, asked by the … Continue reading

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Car News – Free Public Transport

A weekly look at all that’s rotten in the car industry, and some good bits Luxembourg is one of the smallest landlocked countries in Europe. It has no navy or airforce. Born out of the French empire it’s a Grand … Continue reading

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