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The end of neoliberalism? The secret cloned leader of Better Together is not happy that the Lady Alba video has gone viral.

On 18 September 2014 the people of Scotland have an unprecedented opportunity to vote for independence from the UK in a referendum. The secret cloned leader of Better Together, campaigning for Scotland to stay part of the UK, who bears … Continue reading

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Thank you, SNP. Now here’s our vision…

Thank you, but… Thank you for bringing us this far, SNP. Thank you for bringing us to the point at which the people of Scotland can decide their own destiny for the first time in centuries. Thank you for your … Continue reading

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The Scottish independence referendum is not a question of change vs no change!

I am irritated by the presentation of the referendum on Scottish independence as a choice between the status quo (stability) and change. In fact, staying in the neoliberal UK means ongoing change for the worse. Inspired by my attendance of … Continue reading

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Health policy in an independent Scotland: tackling inequality is key.

On 11 November 2013 I attended a meeting of the Edinburgh branch of the Radical Independence Campaign, addressed by Dr Kate Wrigley. Not just poverty but inequality explains Scotland’s poor health Dr Wrigley got us to come up with a … Continue reading

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Dreich, dour and crabbit: does the weather explain Scottish negativity? Climate, posture, mood, empathy, mirror neurons, meditation and education.

This essay was born in meditation One of my New Year’s resolutions was to meditate daily. I simply concentrate on my breathing. Thoughts pop up, and I observe them and let them go. (Here’s an inspiring talk on meditation.   Below … Continue reading

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