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Tom Gallagher
No cure in sight for SNP’s self-inflicted ills

No cure in sight for SNP’s self-inflicted ills

WHILE THE VULNERABILITY of the world has been exposed by the coronavirus, in a tiny corner a political movement that felt it had the world in the palm of its hand, has suddenly faced its ...

Jonathan Stanley
Dangerous decision by Sturgeon needs to be challenged

Dangerous decision by Sturgeon needs to be challenged

THE ESTABLISHMENT by Nicola Sturgeon of a separate Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) from that of the Prime Minister is a desperately worrying decision. The obvious thing to say first is that Dr Catherine ...

Alan Grant
ThinkMovies: The five movies to watch during lockdown

ThinkMovies: The five movies to watch during lockdown

THIS EDITION of Think Movies is, by necessity, a slightly different one. The cinemas are closed temporarily and I’m staying in so there are no new releases about which I’m able to offer you an ...

Linda Holt
ThinkLockdown: a right Royal misjudgement?

ThinkLockdown: a right Royal misjudgement?

EVERYTHING IS GRIST to the nationalist mill, and there is no reason to think that the Covid-19 pandemic would be any exception. The weekend’s influx of visitors to the Highlands and islands brought cries to ...

Tom Gallagher
Chancellor Sunak’s Enemy is not just Covid-19

Chancellor Sunak’s Enemy is not just Covid-19

RISHI SUNAK could be trampled underfoot by the wild ferocity of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s bold measures to throw one-third of current spending behind workers and employers in order to keep ...

Jonathan Stanley
To protect our medics and nurses they need prophylaxis

To protect our medics and nurses they need prophylaxis

WE ARE TWO MONTHS into the world's most significant pandemic in decades. In terms of public concern only HIV struck as deep to the heart of the British people in this way. COVID19 is huge ...

Emma Hargan
Social distancing, The naughty step – and a couple of life saver recipes!

Social distancing, The naughty step – and a couple of life saver recipes!

The Mummy Diaries

WHAT A WEEK. It has been a case of just taking it a day at a time and trying to stick to some kind of routine both for the ...

Linda Holt
ThinkLockdown: before the Tsunami

ThinkLockdown: before the Tsunami

OVER THE WEEKEND, hordes of townies flooded into the countryside in search of refuge from the coronavirus. Curiously, however, no-one seems to have predicted this mass evacuation.

The spectacle brought to mind ...

Jonathan Stanley
What can a new party bring to Scotland and to Britain?

What can a new party bring to Scotland and to Britain?

THERE ARE TWO natural roles of political parties in democracies. To form governments and to form oppositions. This is where the UK has a small problem. We don't have either. We have had no effective ...

Jonathan Stanley
2020 vision has blindsided Unionists - Indy crowd silence is not peace and will not last

2020 vision has blindsided Unionists - Indy crowd silence is not peace and will not last

HOPE SPRINGS eternal and the gushing of praise laid at the feet of Evita Sturgeon by unionist parties is irritating to many who realise the fight against an idea immune to logic has no rest, ...

Jonathan Stanley
Help NHS staff deal with Coronavirus

Help NHS staff deal with Coronavirus

ALTHOUGH A LONGSTANDING writer for ThinkScotland I am trained as a medic and can swear COVID-19 is a huge emergency. If you wish to help and have no NHS qualifications please click the link below:

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Stuart Crawford
(Tempers) flaring at Mossmorran

(Tempers) flaring at Mossmorran

YOU DON’T NEED ME to tell you that media coverage in Scotland has been hijacked by two major topics recently. The first, and most important is, of course the Covid-19 virus pandemic which has captured ...