Could Project Fear 2 fall on Deaf Ears?

“Some days after the referendum the head of the successful Better Together campaign today suggested Scotland might have voted for independence in last week’s referendum if his campaign had made a positive case for the union, rather than “scaremongering” about economic risks.” Hence we know what to expect more of the same “Project Fear” as […]

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For Scottish Independence and Irish Unity! by Paul Anderson

Another aspect of  Irish and Scottish history has been the “auld alliance”  with France, in which successive  rebellions against  the British empire added misery to misery through failure and partial victories but not without much impressive heroism that has come to be a huge cultural force in the rise of the national consciousness in both Ireland and Scotland.

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Are the SNP going Off -message?

This is not a SNP bad article more an SNP not great article.  The SNP is likely to be the most popular non-unionist party in Scotland for some time,  while the Tory and Labour comeback was not that impressive considering it was the product of the tactical voting of the Unionist side. The Labour Party […]

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Unite and Fight! Save the NHS

Brexit is quite challenging  for everyone in the UK.   The SNP  and Labour till only recently have been engaged in a “war of position ” via the customs union  with the Tories who are engaged in a pathetic “war of manoeuvre” with the EU  whose “Ireland first” approach has laid bare the contradiction between the […]

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A Strategy for the Scottish Left 

The sectarianism in Scotland  is woeful. It is hard to even mention a conflicting group’s name without the swords coming out. It is hard to mention the progress the left has made in the Labour party without the sins of the right being brought centre stage. We have to struggle to rid ourselves of divide […]

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Brexit:- The Games Begin

Brexit:- The Games Begin.  9/2/2018 To-days opening of the Winter Olympics coincides with the delivery of an ultimatum from the EU to the UK.  Just a reminder that leaving the single market and customs union will lead to tariffs at the Irish border. Meanwhile, the UK government who have fudged the issue by saying that […]

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