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The ‘strong men’ and their illusions

IN APRIL 2022, the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Start the Week’ had an edition on ‘The age of the strongman leader’, the title of a…

Ahh Bisto! All aboard the SNP’s Gravy Bus

POLITICS has always suffered from systems of patronage, where after winning elections a political party hands out jobs and rewards to supporters. It is well…

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Working class heroes are a riveting sight

PORT GLASGOW had a sculpture placed in the last month within shouting distance of the SNP Government-owned Ferguson’s yard.  The same yard where two Caledonian…

Churchill’s Scottish connections

JUST OVER fifty-seven years ago, the state funeral of Winston Churchill took place in St Paul’s Cathedral, London. On 30th January 1965, the internment was…

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