Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to?

Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to? A woman blind since birth was asked by a benefits assessor, “how many fingers am I holding up?” It was just one of a series of humiliating questions fired at Natasha Pogson 28y to checkContinue reading “Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to?”

Attack of the Unionists in Glasgow Disturbances

Attack of the Unionists in Glasgow Disturbances Unionist supporters attack independence supporters in Glasgow Live at Buchanan Street Unionists Attack Yes Supporters Singing ‘Rule Britannia’, the supporters of the No campaign set off red coloured fire crackers and waved Union Jack flags police officers tried to rescue ‘Yes’ supporters from the UK nationalists on GeorgeContinue reading “Attack of the Unionists in Glasgow Disturbances”

Brown Sought to Fill the Shoes of James Maxton & Failed

Brown Sought to Fill the Shoes of James Maxton & Failed Gordon Brown. Gifted, flawed and angry. On record as an ardent admirer of the, “Red Clydesider, James Maxton”, Brown has been strutting his stuff in halls the length and breadth of Scotland of Scotland these last few days relishing his self appointed role asContinue reading “Brown Sought to Fill the Shoes of James Maxton & Failed”

Brown the Patriot-How He Won It For the Unionists

Brown the Patriot-How He Won It For the Unionists Brown’s personality combining authority and passionate moral outrage singled him out as a serious figure in the Commons and potential high-flyer in the Party. His oratory is relentlessness and delivered in an overpowering, lecturing or hectoring style leaving his audience in no doubt that they areContinue reading “Brown the Patriot-How He Won It For the Unionists”

Democracy in the Dark – the Decline of the Scottish Press

Democracy in the Dark – the Decline of the Scottish Press Newspapers don’t just sell news; in fact, that has been an increasingly small part of their function in the last century. Newspapers have been cultural curators, critically evaluating artistic and literary trends, providing a showcase for good writing, informing readers on important developments inContinue reading “Democracy in the Dark – the Decline of the Scottish Press”

Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been

Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been 17 Sept. 2014. A new economic analysis of a potential Scottish Oil or Sovereign Wealth Fund has found that in 24 years Scotland could earn the same annual revenue from an oil fund as current revenues from North Sea oil and gas tax receipts. The newContinue reading “Scottish Oil Wealth Fund – What Could Have Been”