None of The Tawdry Tory Ten Deserve to be Prime Minister

Pantomime season has arrived early this year. Ten wannabes have thrown their considerable egos into the ring to try and win the approval of a privileged group of predominantly male, white upper class twits and millionaires commonly known as the Conservative Parliamentary Group of MPs. The potential candidates were asked to prove their worthiness by acting out the roles of one of the Panto classics, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It all ended in turmoil and recriminations however as four of the candidates demanded the role of Dopey, completely misunderstanding the character, and none of them wanted to play […]

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Racist Liar Trump Won’t ‘Drain the Swamp’ – He Represents the Swamp

By Tommy Sheridan Tuesday 4th June Donald Trump talks incessantly about “draining the swamp” in reference to political corruption and lies in America http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-says-hes-draining-the-swamp-even-if-it-may-not-look-it. It is a constant commitment designed to shore up support among the poor and dispossessed who have suffered from broken promises and falling living standards for decades at the hands of the political elites who serve big business and the omnipotent and all-powerful military industrial complex which controls and runs America. The truth is he has no intention of ‘draining the swamp’ because he has lived in it all his life alongside the millionaire and billionaire […]

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Billy McNeill – Our Captain, Our Leader, Our Manager, Our Legend: Hail, Hail Cesar

By Tommy Sheridan Monday 22nd April 2019 will forever be a date etched with pain, sorrow and tears in the hearts of Glasgow Celtic fans across the world. It is the day our Cesar passed away and a living legend left the mortal world. If there is such a place as Heaven Billy McNeill will be welcomed with open arms by Peter at the Pearly Gates and immediately given the number 5 jersey and captain’s armband in God’s team of footballing saints. Billy McNeill was not just a footballer from Scotland he was an extraordinary man who led by example […]

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James Connolly – Scottish Socialist, Irish Rebel, International Freedom Fighter

By Tommy Sheridan I recently recorded a short two minute video for Sputnik in which I paid homage to one of Scotland’s finest sons for his role in leading an uprising against British imperialist rule in Ireland. It was a challenge to honour the socialist giant James Connolly in such a short oral piece but hopefully my admiration for him and the legacy he has left those of us who believe in social justice, national freedom and socialism is clear to all who watch it https://www.facebook.com/SputnikNews/videos/567992340349338/. Over the five day period from April 24th – April 29th 1916 James Connolly […]

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