Tag Archives: Scotland

How to play the long game in 2019, just wait

Last spring I wanted the SNP to agitate for another independence referendum then and there. It would’ve been as catastrophically ill-judged as Brexit’s turning out to be. Can you keep the heid while your opponent loses theirs and parse things … Continue reading

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The 2018 World Cup – but do I give a fuck?

I’ve never experienced such disinterest on the eve of a World Cup before – and it’s made me wonder why. I refute that it’s due to Russia hosting it. Yes, there’s good reasons why that should matter; it’s a country … Continue reading

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We’ve lost the plot, haven’t we?

It’s a thought that I’ve been slowly coming around to for a while, and then the already tiresome, nauseating EU referendum intensified with tribal, polarised ‘debates’, a batshit crazy, cynical and malicious Orwellian photo-op and an American style political assassination. Then … Continue reading

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The EU apathy

Why do so many people loathe politics? Let’s start with its forms of disingenuous repetition. You know that feeling you get when you see a bunch of junk mail lying at your front door every morning? David Cameron’s series of … Continue reading

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What the fuck just happened?

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. There was supposed to be post-election confusion with a hung parliament, and we were just getting used to that idea. Other than the SNP, the number of seats won by each party won … Continue reading

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