Stop the coup: wave of protest at ‘despot’ Johnson sweeps the UK

Source:: The National Stop the coup: wave of protest at ‘despot’ Johnson sweeps the UK A NATIONWIDE wave of protests took place yesterday against Boris Johnson’s “outrageous” decision to suspend Parliament in the run-up to Brexit​. Read the full article:: The National Stop the coup: wave of protest at ‘despot’ Johnson sweeps the UK

The Rise and Fall of Ruth Davidson, Brexit and the Future of the Tories

Source:: Gerry Hassan The Rise and Fall of Ruth Davidson, Brexit and the Future of the Tories The Rise and Fall of Ruth Davidson, Brexit and the Future of the Union Gerry Hassan Open Democracy, August 30th 2019 Ruth Davidson has been a very successful politician in one inarguable aspect. As Scottish Tory leader she was continually spoken about, commented upon and discussed in the mainstream media and, often in non-Tory circles, in a positive light. After eight years as Tory leader in Scotland Davidson has decided that she wants to quit, for reasons both personal and… Read […]

What will be the fate of the Scottish Tories?

Source:: The National What will be the fate of the Scottish Tories? DO the Scottish Conservatives have a future? A question being asked after the resignation of Ruth Davidson. The future of the Conservatives in Scotland may well depend on independence. Independence from the UK Conservative and Unionist Party. Read the full article:: The National What will be the fate of the Scottish Tories?

20 September – Are you Ready?

Source:: Bella Caledonia 20 September – Are you Ready? “Change is Coming – whether you like it or not …” Climate Strike – 20 September – get ready … [ please share ] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia 20 September – Are you Ready?

The Yes movement and the SNP can learn a lot from Greta Thunberg

Source:: The National The Yes movement and the SNP can learn a lot from Greta Thunberg LIKE many a dad of daughters, no doubt, I’ve been watching the oceanic journey of Swedish climate icon Greta Thunberg in her sailboat (the trip concluded on Wednesday). And my heart has regularly been in my mouth. Read the full article:: The National The Yes movement and the SNP can learn a lot from Greta Thunberg

New Stirling group bids to drive informed debate on independence

Source:: The National New Stirling group bids to drive informed debate on independence THE Yes DIY hub is delighted to report on a new project called Stirling Conversations which will see the city host a programme of talks and debates related to independence and other topics. Read the full article:: The National New Stirling group bids to drive informed debate on independence

Desperately seeking sanctuary in an Inhospitable State

Source:: Bella Caledonia Desperately seeking sanctuary in an Inhospitable State The first problem here is that unlawful eviction actions, carried out in Scotland, on the basis of Westminster’s legislation, severely undermines fundamental and historic protections enshrined in Scots Law. The second, is that housing is ‘devolved’ to the Scottish Parliament, while immigration is ‘reserved’ to Westminster. Joe Eramsus investigates. In the true spirit of Glasgow’s […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Desperately seeking sanctuary in an Inhospitable State

Operation Pantomime

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If Jeremy Corbyn needs the SNP he’ll ghost Scottish Labour

Source:: The National If Jeremy Corbyn needs the SNP he’ll ghost Scottish Labour ON “WTF Wednesday”, as it shall now be known, the tinkling tunes of the anti-Brexit glockenspiel player rang out from Westminster and howls of fury and ecstasy reverberated across the land. Read the full article:: The National If Jeremy Corbyn needs the SNP he’ll ghost Scottish Labour

Angus Robertson: No voters are thinking again after being lied to

Source:: The National Angus Robertson: No voters are thinking again after being lied to IF ever there was a week to think yourself into the minds of others it is this week. Out there in Scotland, there are literally tens of thousands of people who voted No in 2014 because they thought we are Better Together who now realise that this is not true, that they were lied to and are working out what to do about it. Read the full article:: The National Angus Robertson: No voters are thinking again after being lied to

Victims of serious crime to have right to explain impact in court

Source:: The National Victims of serious crime to have right to explain impact in court VICTIMS of all serious crimes in Scotland – including stalking and domestic abuse – could be given the right to explain to courts the personal impact it has had on them. Read the full article:: The National Victims of serious crime to have right to explain impact in court

#StopTheCoup: ‘Hundreds of thousands’ could join protests

Source:: The National #StopTheCoup: ‘Hundreds of thousands’ could join protests ORGANISERS hope “hundreds of thousands” of people will take part in protests across Britain this weekend against Boris Johnson’s plan to prorogue Parliament. Read the full article:: The National #StopTheCoup: ‘Hundreds of thousands’ could join protests

Ignorance of Scots law has Brexiteers looking quite silly

Source:: The National Ignorance of Scots law has Brexiteers looking quite silly LOUD were the cheers of the pro-Brexit media and the Brexiteering public on social media when Lord Doherty pronounced yesterday morning that he was not prepared to grant an interim interdict that would have effectively suspended the Queen’s prorogation of parliament. Read the full article:: The National Ignorance of Scots law has Brexiteers looking quite silly

LibDem win makes Shetland ‘a top SNP target for 2021’

Source:: The National LibDem win makes Shetland ‘a top SNP target for 2021’ THE Shetland by-election result shows that the SNP can now consider every seat in Scotland “winnable”, the party’s candidate said. Read the full article:: The National LibDem win makes Shetland ‘a top SNP target for 2021’

Wee Ginger Dugcast – 30 August 2019

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Wee Ginger Dugcast – 30 August 2019 In this week’s dugcast, The National’s editor Callum Baird and I discuss the prorogation of Parliament, Ruth Davidson’s resignation, the Shetland byelection, and The National’s special anniversary magazine. My new book has just been published by Vagabond Voices. Containing the best articles from The National from 2016 to date. Weighing in at over 350 pages, this is the biggest and best anthology of Wee Gingerisms yet. This collection of pieces covers the increasingly… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Wee Ginger Dugcast – 30 August 2019