Category Archives: Politics

Halt The Progressives

Twitter “phenom” @BevaniteEllie has been writing about the Labour leadership contest on The Guardian’s Comment Is Free site: Harriet Harman is right: a political movement is growing. Labour can seize this moment and become a formidable campaign force again. We … Continue reading

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Don’t Hide From The Real Debate

Mark Thompson confused censorship and editorial morality. Griffin is not censored by the BBC – he is more often on current affairs than most Labour MPs. Thompson gave in to the stunt culture of the BBC and provided a platform … Continue reading

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#welovetheNHS

In the mid 1960’s my grandfather went on, what we could call today, a fact finding and relationship building trip to the United States and Canada. By then he was in charge of the Orthopaedic Workshop at Edinburgh’s Princess Margaret … Continue reading

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Run For The Hills

So it looks like Hillary Clinton is going to accept Obama’s offer of Secretary of State. You just can’t keep that family down. I think it’s a good choice on the whole. What will it mean for Clinton’s presidential ambitions? … Continue reading

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Brown’s Bubble Bounces On

Much as predictions can be dangerous territory: It now looks as if Labour have held on in the Glenrothes by election. Couple of things if this is confirmed. It now seems clear that Brown will lead Labour into the next … Continue reading

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The Clock Is Ticking

A few hours to go. By this time tomorrow we should know if Barack Obama is to become the next president of the United States. I tend to be of the opinion, despite all the talk of this being a … Continue reading

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Election Fever

The US election, the Glenrothes by election and, more importantly, the Edinburgh council by election for the Forth seat. A big week all in all. I was treated to a miniscule insight into how hard it must be for both … Continue reading

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