Another Disappointment

Source:: Random Public Journal Another Disappointment Tweet Follow @RPJblog By Jason Michael ANOTHER ANNOUNCEMENT from Nicola Sturgeon this morning. Like so many others in the independence movement, I dragged myself to a screen to watch and listen in cautious anticipation of the news we have all been waiting for; a date for the next independence referendum. On getting out of bed, I tweeted that this was either going to be the best Friday or the worst Friday. Hearing that we would be again going to the… Read the full article:: Random Public Journal Another Disappointment

Huge crowds gather at Scottish Parliament to mourn European exit

Source:: The National Huge crowds gather at Scottish Parliament to mourn European exit A HUGE crowd has gathered outside the Scottish Parliament to mourn the countries forced exit from the European Union. Read the full article:: The National Huge crowds gather at Scottish Parliament to mourn European exit

There's now one way for internationalist Scotland to break free

Source:: The National There’s now one way for internationalist Scotland to break free LAST night I attended a couple of great concerts at Celtic Connections. I was approached by fellow Europeans wanting to take photos with me, due to my wearing a T-shirt with 15 gold stars and the letters SCO in the middle. Read the full article:: The National There’s now one way for internationalist Scotland to break free

Why are some borders deemed acceptable while others are not?

Source:: The National Why are some borders deemed acceptable while others are not? ALEX Neil reckons that a hard border with England would scupper any realistic chance of winning an independence referendum (Neil: SNP must drop policy on indy Scotland joining EU, January 30). Read the full article:: The National Why are some borders deemed acceptable while others are not?

Brexit Party MEPs leave Parliament in shambolic bagpipe procession

Source:: The National Brexit Party MEPs leave Parliament in shambolic bagpipe procession BRANDISHING a Union Jack and clad in tartan, they left the European Parliament in shambolic procession behind an out-of-tune piper playing Scotland the Brave. Read the full article:: The National Brexit Party MEPs leave Parliament in shambolic bagpipe procession

UK support from cradle to grave is now a thing of the past

Source:: The National UK support from cradle to grave is now a thing of the past ACH, the UK, the wonderful UK. Britannia looking after people from cradle to grave. Educating children, keeping families healthy and caring for older folk who needed help to live independently. Where workers paid tax, but took enough home that wives didn’t need to work. Education free, to the level of your ability. Is that what you loved? Read the full article:: The National UK support from cradle to grave is now a thing of the past

SNP beach art declares Scotland's love for Europe on Brexit Day

Source:: The National SNP beach art declares Scotland’s love for Europe on Brexit Day AS Scotland is torn out of Europe against its will, a special message has been carved into the sands of Portobello Beach to promote European solidarity. Read the full article:: The National SNP beach art declares Scotland’s love for Europe on Brexit Day

Ska Keller: EU would be 'stupid' to reject Scotland re-entry

Source:: The National Ska Keller: EU would be ‘stupid’ to reject Scotland re-entry A SENIOR German MEP has promised that European Greens will help an independent Scotland “swiftly come back home” to the EU. Read the full article:: The National Ska Keller: EU would be ‘stupid’ to reject Scotland re-entry

I will not celebrate tonight, and will keep on flying my EU flag

Source:: The National I will not celebrate tonight, and will keep on flying my EU flag I STARTED this week watching some of the events to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 and an end to the Nazi Holocaust that had led to the extermination of more than six million people, mainly Jews but also Roma Gypsies, Christians and many more. Read the full article:: The National I will not celebrate tonight, and will keep on flying my EU flag

Brexit Day: Glasgow's Duke of Wellington statue given pro-EU makeover

Source:: The National Brexit Day: Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington statue given pro-EU makeover THE Duke of Wellington statue in Glasgow has had its traffic cone hat decorated with an EU flag on Brexit Day. Read the full article:: The National Brexit Day: Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington statue given pro-EU makeover

Jeane Freeman pens letter to EU workers in NHS urging them to stay

Source:: The National Jeane Freeman pens letter to EU workers in NHS urging them to stay HEALTH Secretary Jane Freeman has written to all EU nationals working in Scotland’s NHS to urge them to stay. Read the full article:: The National Jeane Freeman pens letter to EU workers in NHS urging them to stay

Lorna Slater: Brexit is sad because it’s part of a wider tragedy

Source:: The National Lorna Slater: Brexit is sad because it’s part of a wider tragedy THERE is something intrinsically sad about Brexit day. There is of course the loss of European citizenship to be mourned, but there is also the fact that it represents a trajectory of global geopolitics which is seeing the hard-fought gains of civilisation being denigrated and disregarded. Read the full article:: The National Lorna Slater: Brexit is sad because it’s part of a wider tragedy

Hopefully one day Scotland will return to the EU fold

Source:: The National Hopefully one day Scotland will return to the EU fold TODAY, Brexit Day, is an incredibly sad occasion. The loss of the many economic, social and environmental benefits that membership of the largest single market in the world brings will leave us all the poorer in so many ways. Benefits associated with the free movement of goods, capital, services and people across the 28-member state EU have been immense. Our exiting makes me angry as This is such a stupid and needless act of self-destruction, hitting the poorest hardest. It… Read the full article:: The […]

When It Comes To The Climate Crisis, Gradualism Is A Form Of Denial 

Source:: Bella Caledonia When It Comes To The Climate Crisis, Gradualism Is A Form Of Denial  On Wednesday, Paul Wheelhouse, the Scottish government minister for Energy, Connectivity, and the Islands, suggested that firms operating in the North Sea should start using wind turbines to power their oil and gas platforms. * This initiative is already being trialled in Norway by the country’s state-owned petroleum company, Equinor, Wheelhouse said, and could help […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia When It Comes To The Climate Crisis, Gradualism Is A Form Of Denial