How Labour dropped the ball on Scottish independence

Whoever devised the hardline Labour party stance on Scottish independence was clearly a strategic novice.

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How the media shafted the people of Scotland

George Monbiot: Journalists in their gilded circles are woefully out of touch with popular sentiment and shamefully slur any desire for change

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Former UK Prime Minister Brown Prefers UKIP/Tory Government to Scottish Independence

The former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told RIA Novosti not even the threat of a right-wing Ukip/Conservative Government being elected at the next British General Election in 2015 would persuade him to support Scottish independence.

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Westminster caught illegally orchestrating business scare stories

Co-ordinated scare mongering reaches fever pitch. David Cameron, after deciding to stay out of the referendum debate ’til the last few weeks, has suddenly realised the result is running away from them.

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Revealed: Labour’s ‘stealth raid’ took £118BILLION off pensions

In one of his first decisions as chancellor, Gordon Brown scrapped tax relief on pension firms’ dividends, a move blamed for wrecking a once thriving financial industry.

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The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals

Cameron’s and Ukip’s backing for a treaty that lets corporations devour public services exposes their duplicity

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David Cameron faces Tory ‘bloodbath’ over ‘unfair’ cash for Scotland

Tory backbenchers vow to block ‘on the hoof’ promise to sustain higher Scottish funding

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Something Fishy in the Scottish Polls

Over the weekend the British state broadcaster, the BBC, highlighted the rather dubious, and embarrassingly anachronistic, support for the Better Together pro-Union campaign offered by the intensely sectarian Orange Order in its parade through the streets of Edinburgh.

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Scottish Independence

If you’re a Scot and you’re pondering how to vote in this week’s referendum on independence, you’re being bombarded with outlandish promises and threats on all sides. Your head is probably spinning.

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Scotland isn’t different, it’s Britain that’s bizarre

The aspirations of the SNP may seem ambitious, but all they are really proposing is to be a normal European country.

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