This week I take a look at how the voting system in Scotland actually works. What are out two votes for? What does it mean if one party takes all the constituency seats? Find out now. Continue reading How The Holyrood Voting System Actually Works
You may have noticed that Left Scotland has been quiet of late. It’s not from lack of things happening either, but sadly forces outside of my control. Often when people have referred to Left Scotland, or prior to that the … Continue reading The Future of Left Scotland
Are the Scottish Government privatising parts of our water services? And if so, are their hand tied? This week I also look at the need to be critical of the government. Continue reading Are The Scottish Government Privatising Services?
Duncan McCann of the New Economics Foundation joins me for another episode of Big Ideas, where he discusses the NEF and Common Weal’s proposal paper for creating an alternative digital currency called ScotPound. Continue reading On the ScotPound and Other Digital Currencies
This week Angela Haggerty and Stephen Paton discuss the news including the referendum on year on, the banning of bagpipes and whether or not sex work should be legalised. Continue reading Have I Got Views For You Episode 2
On the second episode of The More Ye Ken I explore the rise of Jeremy Corbyn, whether or not he can save the union, and the real reason the Conservatives are afraid of him. Continue reading Can Jeremy Corbyn Save the Union?
Angela Haggerty from Commonspace joins me to discuss the opinion pieces that have been published over the week, ranging from discussion on the refugee crisis to drones, gaelic and alcohol. Continue reading Have I Got Views For You Episode 1