I first encountered Gal Holiday and the Honkey Tonk Revue at the ‘Three Muses’ Frenchmen Street on a work trip to New Orleans last August and was immediately struck with their ability […]
500,000 more children were put into absolute poverty in the last government, 4.1 million Children are still experiencing absolute child poverty and the Tories are gloating about the figures?
When Labour came to power in 1997 the previous conservative government left a situation where relative child poverty (60% of median income) before housing costs were 27 % (3.4 million) and after […]
The finger of extremism is often pointed by supporters of Westminster at proponents of Scottish independence but this tactic of the establishment merely serves to awaken us to the limitations of London […]
A friend who is writing a blog on what we do next after the referendum asked us this questions: How can ‘non politicals’ engage in simple, non-scary ways with social justice/progressive democracy […]
Welcome To Red Morningside: #Jockapocalypse, Misogyny and The last Unionista Oh what an election – its aye been that we take the high road and voters down south vote for the lowest […]
This blog seeks to provide views and ideas on life in Scotland. It was launched on the 9th of May 2015 shortly after Scotland voted to send 56 SNP MPs to Westminster […]