Category Archives: Scottish Politics

Devine Intervention

Whenever Sir Tom Devine publishes a new book on an aspect of Scotland’s history, I buy it. (His book of Scots and the Slave trade is the exception – far too expensive. At any rate, I’d rather learn more about … Continue reading

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Not If But When

Two things struck me about the death of Queen Lizzie while she was resident in Scotland, three if one includes a well planned and plotted end game to jab the conscience of the natives and kindle a love of a … Continue reading

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King Charles Endorses Republics

This news clip illustrates that King Charles III acknowledges and understands countries and territories colonised by the British Empire are free to choose their destiny in the modern world and to do so without fear of reprisal. At the time … Continue reading

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King Swears Oath to ‘Claim of Right’

In a perfectly timed moment of great historical significance, King Charles III swore his allegiance to the Scotland’s Claim of Right, a cornerstone of Scotland’s constitutional framework, rights and safeguards, on this day, the 10th of September, 2022. He upholds … Continue reading

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The Death of a Monarchy

The mortal remains of Queen Elizabeth II await a state funeral. What happens next, and where is Scotland in a new era? Let’s begin with the mundane and the practical. After the Queen’s record-breaking reign, unpicking her name, image and … 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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Know Your Enemy

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has congratulated Liz Truss on her appointment to Tory party leader. As yet, Truss has no mandate. She described Sturgeon as an ‘attention seeker,’ and is backing a Bill demanding a minimum of 60% of … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light

MOVING FROM NATIONALISM TO LIBERATION By Professor Alfred Baird “I wonder if there is something different in the Celtic outlook, to that of our English neighbours” (Daisy Walker). The difference between what ‘peoples’ or societies do and how they do … Continue reading

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The Liberty Proclamation

THE EDINBURGH PROCLAMATION SEPTEMBER 2022 The nation of Scotland has enshrined in its constitution, from the Declaration of the Clergy of 1310 and the Declaration of Arbroath of 1320, to the Claim of Right Act of 1689, the supremacy of … Continue reading

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Union Power

In the US Senator Bernie Sanders is categorised as a commie, a red, an extremist, or if being kind, a radical left-winger. Were he a British MP he would be called only a pink socialist, pink because his ideals are … Continue reading

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