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Brexit: The Shapelessness of Things to Come

Citizen Cuddis on the Brexit trail Brexit is going to be as devastating to the body politic as hacking off your own foot with a...

Commentary: The White Man Coup Versus Humanity

Scottish author, playwright and activist Peter Arnott on the whiff of corruption that follows modern Western politics. This little essay started with the thought, prompted...

Opinion polls, referendum timing and the Stockholm syndrome

Commentary by Iain Bruce It’s difficult to know how many “interesting times” we can inhabit simultaneously but the circumstances of the next referendum takes interesting...

Why I wouldn’t have voted for Pete Wishart 

Iain Bruce takes issue with a Westminster SNP MP's position on the next independence campaign. It is generally agreed that as Chair of the Scottish...

Open University Module, Propaganda-101: The aiding and abetting of hee-haw-saying

Citizen Cuddis tunes into Good Morning Scotchland - strictly in the name of education - as Fluffy Mundell arrives to make one of his...

The fundamentals: why we need to  talk about place and...

Commentary by Christopher Silver What does it mean to live a life tied to a particular place? To feel your fate inescapably tied to it? Is it...

Granite City royal revellers go large — God bless the...

Intrepid citizen reporter Caddis hid behind the curtains as the Aberdeen licensing czars pronounced on the booze night of the year. Aberdeen City Council’s licensing board decided...

Cuddis apprentice Frunkie goes to Holyrood, may never return

Citizen Cuddis has yet to emerge from his annual detox (Lucozade drip, coconut-water enemas, hourl, hair-of-the-dog tequila slammers) following a New Year he claims...

The cosy relationships within Scotland’s chattering classes fail to impress

Derek Bateman's article about Labour's exploitation of the holiday period to line up several days of pre-arranged press coverage sparked an angry reaction from...

Labour exploits Scottish media void to press unchallenged claims

Analysis by Derek Bateman The media has been positively bursting with bad news stories about the SNP government over the holiday period. Expose after expose...