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SNP Victory! – Now Let’s Take the Fight to the Toxic...

by Craig Sheridan | Independence Live The speculation is over. The SNP has gained a historic third Holyrood victory, Labour’s Scottish branch has reached a new low...

NewsShaft: Thanks for Listening…

The past twelve months have been the most unpredictable, and perhaps most significant in Scotland’s recent history.  Those months have also proved one of...

Stockholm Syndrome, Propaganda and the Awakening

by Craig Sheridan This Insidious union of Scots and English parliaments is a symbiosis, which has proven to be parasitical as opposed to mutually beneficial....

The Scottish Mace: A Reminder to Our Leaders

by Fiona Grahame | Follow on Twitter Watching First Minister’s Questions in the Scottish Parliament, as the camera closes in on the sparring partners, you may be...

Aim High on Climate Change Action

Environment Minister urges EU to ‘hold fast’ to ambitious negotiating position. The EU must ‘hold fast’ to high climate change ambition ahead of crucial global...

Confessions of a Vile Cybernat

Contributed by Phoenix 45 | Follow on Twitter Once upon a time there was a political party which stood up for the rights of the workers....

The Fox Trap

The upcoming fox hunting vote will damn the SNP whether they vote or abstain, but they absolutely must abstain. It has become an accepted part...

Scottish Referendum Rigged?

Last year the following article was anonymously submitted to Scotland Says, which is the opinion section of the Modern Scotsman. For many reasons,...

Charlie’s Lochaber No More

by Craig Sheridan | Follow on Twitter Well, post GE15 Scotland will never be the same as the one it has left behind. It seems...

Lord Lyon Not Such a Diamond Geezer

A Facecloot article by Martin Johnston | Follow on Twitter Airdrionians are latest club to fall fowl of ancient heraldic law.  Just like three years ago...

Labour’s Caledonian Collieshangie

by Craig Sheridan London Labours Scottish branch are a façade of a political party with a right wing Blairite branch manager masquerading as the ghost...

DISCUSSION: After the Scottish Referendum, What are the Future Transatlantic Security...

Centre for Strategic & International Studies discussion featuring ELN Chair Des Browne.

Independence is Normal: A Poem by Craig Sheridan

Fellow politically educated Scots Tell all shackled unionist bots They can join us on this journey still Of a restless nations unsettled will Strive for the prize of...

Tory Plan to Remove Landowners’ Rights is a Disgrace

by Fergus Ewing Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism The Scottish Government has long been concerned about the United Kingdom Government’s approach to the licensing...

Raise Your Flags

Last night Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, King of Saudi Arabia, died. Tributes have gone out to him from many world leaders and flags on UK...

Living With The Consequences

George Osborne's devolution plans strike right at the heart of the democratic rights of the Scottish people. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has outlined plans...

SNP, Plaid and Greens Force Trident Debate

Tomorrow will see the SNP, Plaid Cymru and Green Party join forces by using their ‘opposition day’ opportunity to force a timely and topical...

Why It’s Time For A Citizen’s Income

Today Natalie Bennett outlined the Green's plan for a "citizen's income", a flat payment of £72.40 a week made to all citizens of the UK...

Greens Overtake UKIP and Lib Dems

The Green Party have boosted their membership numbers by around 7,000 in 2 days, leaving UKIP and the Lib Dems in their wake and...

Pete Wishart: Gold Plated Red Upholstered Narnia

On Wednesday, a fired-up Pete Wishart secured and led a Westminster Hall debate on reform of the archaic House of Lords and my word,...

Vote Them In, Send Them South

With many an SNP hustings taking place around the country and voting having started in some constituencies, I’ve decided to back a few individuals...

Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation

At 16:17 today in Westminster, the house divided: Ayes 515, Noes 18. What does this mean? It means the Labour Party has shafted Scotland...

Sham, Shame, Shambles

Jim Murphy is in snake oil salesman overdrive as he pulls the many political levers of deceit at his disposal, in order to convince Scotland...

John Jim Murphy Left with Egg on His Face

Jim Murphy has scored another own goal with a bizarre policy pledge that is backfiring on him not only among opposition Scots and English...