“We remain enormously proud of the work we have done and the unique contribution Source has made to the Scottish media landscape.”
“A mooted SNP-Green pact has inspired some profoundly weird reactions, and it’s worth asking what they are supposed to achieve.”
Sean Bell: Who’s afraid of the Scottish Greens?
I share the anxiety that this unprecedented peacetime crisis of the British state may pass without a firm conclusion. For this reason, I have campaigned for years for an early referendum. But I am also wary of a potentially sadistic dynamic between leadership and base.
Source Direct: Indy Shoegazers
The UK passed a grim milestone yesterday, as Boris Johnson announced that officially recorded coronavirus deaths have passed 100,000. Only five countries have crossed this number: ourselves aside, there is the US, Brazil, India and Mexico.
Source Direct: Ukania’s Macabre Milestone
“We need to move on and get past the stagnation of thinking which has held us in its grip for years now. If we’re brave and accept these problems, we can. But if those in power cling to the stagnation in fear that recognising they got these things wrong will be a sign of weakness, then 2021 will be wasted.”
Robin McAlpine: 2021 should be a year of transition for independence – but will it be?
“The final consummation of Brexit will never arrive, and whatever magic it was supposed to work will not manifest, so that a real politics of independence stressing democratic rights and egalitarian reform must.”
David Jamieson: We should prepare for the never-ending Brexit story
“Those who look after others may be some of society’s heroes, but they are also sometimes taking on service roles which should be provided by the government.”
Peter Markham: Why Westminster is turning the UK into a group of ‘Justgiving’ nations
“Puppy farming is a shadow industry which can only function through public ignorance. Tragically, it does – in fact, it thrives, not least because that ignorance has become especially pronounced over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic.”
Sean Bell: Latest campaign against puppy farms demands we challenge our own ignorance
“We will get there – but if you think the next six months are some kind of cakewalk, or that the six months after that are going to be a doddle, you need to think again.”
Robin McAlpine: For independence supporters, the next 12 months will not be a walk in the park
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