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Another Scottish independence campaign in the context of capitalism’s end-days: how to campaign coherently?

The end days of neoliberal capitalism I have just watched the video below, in which Chris Hedges compellingly describes what is happening right now in the USA (and elsewhere). He paints a disturbing vision of the end-days of neoliberal capitalism, … Continue reading

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No-voters, read ‘1984’ as you smugly sip your Victory Gin and, Big Brother, we are watching you. #IndyRef

Saddened I am saddened by the No-victory in the Scottish independence referendum. For many years I have been campaigning for a fairer society and world, trying to shake people from their states of complacency, obliviousness, apathy or hopelessness, and to … Continue reading

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Big money won it for No, but the moral victory is ours. #indyref

The side that spends the most… With hindsight, we should have realised what was going to happen. All the evidence shows that in political campaigns the side that spends the most money wins (as Dr Rosslyn Fuller says). David against … Continue reading

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Economic inequality is caused by… Get the facts. Reject the propaganda.

Economic inequality is caused by “free-market” (rigged-market) capitalism, not immigrants, asylum-seekers, “benefits-scroungers”, etc. Get the facts. Reject the propaganda. Here’s a handy compilation of resources. I hope you will find it entertaining and informative, if not jaw-droppingly shocking. My novel may … Continue reading

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Journeys to Yes – Libby McArthur: ‘Let’s not be dictated to by fear!’

Here’s a powerful voice – a long-term Labour supporter realises that the only way to have a fairer society is to break away from the UK.  ‘Let’s not be dictated to by fear! It’s about taking responsibility.’

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