Tory Denial of Democracy Demands SNP Action – IndyRef2 Must Be Called

The mass campaign to secure Scotland’s independence from Britainreached a watershed this weekend and I’m not referring to the constant rain which drenched the up to 100,000 of us who braved the widely predicted conditions to march through Glasgow on Saturday with hope in our hearts and a determination to succeed coursing through our veins. We were all soaked to the skin after a trek which took almost two hours to complete but when such a massive number of people attend a march at less than three weeks’ notice in the midst of weather so bad that it was deemed […]

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Contest to Replace Corbyn Begins – Loyal Socialist Long-Bailey My Choice

Life teaches us all many lessons but one which sprang to mind the other day was the truism that ‘Blood makes you related but loyalty makes you family’. It entered my head as I watched and listened to well-paid and privileged commentators on the ITV Good Morning Britain show savage Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey for the answer she gave to a loaded question during a live TV interview the night before about the launch of her Labour Party leadership bid. She was asked to rate Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and she replied 10 out of 10: “I thought Corbyn was one […]

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The Future of Scotland is at Stake – March for Freedom on Saturday

From all over the country, from all walks of life, from all generations and from all progressive political parties and none over one hundred thousand ordinary Scots will do that extraordinary thing in the name of their children, their communities, their place of birth or choice of home – they will assemble in Glasgow and march for independence. They will answer the call of the grassroots independence campaign All Under One Banner (AUOB) and display for the whole world to see their rejection of more wars, more intolerance, more hate, more inequality and more rank hypocrisy and corruption oozing from […]

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American Airstrike in Iraq Is a War Crime – An Illegal Act of War

The decision to assassinate Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the second most powerful leader in Iran, is a declaration of war against the whole of Iran. Mealy mouthed mainstream media coverage and official Foreign Office statements like that of Dominic Rabb are pathetic and puerile in the face of an unmistakable war crime, an act of war by one nation against another without United Nations discussion, debate or support. It is yet another example of United States unrestrained lawlessness and brutal bullying on the international stage. Donald Trump has sanctioned a war crime and every bulletin should call out this calculated […]

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New Year, New Decade, New Struggle for Change – Be the Storm

It is an extra special time of the year. We are not just seeing out an old year and ushering in a new one; we are also ending an old decade and preparing for a new one. It is time for personal reflection on what you have done or maybe failed to do over the past year. Indeed time for reflection of your life over the past ten years. Amidst the reflection there should also be a healthy dose of resolving. Resolving to address issues in your personal life, in your working life and perhaps in how you connect with […]

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