Total 48 Posts
A tale of two opinion polls6 min read
Two polls show conflicting results for SNP and the Scottish Independence, with one indicating significant losses for the party in the next UK General Election. The second poll, however, shows support for independence at 53%. Will the SNP have time to develop strategies to stem potential vote loss?
Starmer’s transforming Labour into the Tories’ Mini-Me6 min read
Wee Ginger Dug argues that Labour leader Keir Starmer aims to adopt conservative policies and move the party further right, targeting English nationalist Brexit voters and that Scotland’s interests aren’t his priority as he focuses on winning in England to secure power.
From crown to clowns: King Charles III’s coronation and the Tory distraction parade7 min read
The lavish crowning of King Charles III has triggered backlash over privilege, police response against peaceful demonstrators, and assault on civil rights by a Tory Government that gained much from the distraction from their defeat at the local polls.
Swearing at the Kingzilla’s special day6 min read
Most Scots have plans other than attending the expensive King’s coronation, which costs £100 million and is funded by the public, despite Charles III receiving public benefits and tax breaks.
King Charles III coronation: What the controversy over an ancient stone tells us about historical symbols in the modern age5 min read
The return of the Stone of Scone to Westminster has proven controversial.
A decade of polls suggests Scotland’s new first minister Humza Yousaf will struggle to deliver independence, just like Nicola Sturgeon5 min read
The SNP’s new leader only just squeaked over the line against his rivals, which is a bad sign for his ambition to take Scotland out of the UK.
Hostages of English nationalism6 min read
On the impact of Westminster’s English nationalism on the political discourse in Scotland and how Scotland is being held hostage by the dominance of the English nationalist ideology in UK politics.