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Michael Sheen – if only politicians sounded like this!

No comment is necessary to this speech by actor Michael Sheen on St David’s Day on 2nd March 2015… “In 1945 Aneurin Bevan said: ‘We have been the dreamers, we have been the sufferers, and now, we are the builders.’ … Continue reading

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Our Latest Poll – on SNP outside Scotland

Following the recent Scottish Referendum result it is clear that the SNP policies met with significant support and that has triggered a new interest in achieving some kind of new deal for UK democracy, not only in Scotland, but in … Continue reading

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In discussions on the Scottish Referendum have we forgotten the economy?

Interesting article from Michael Meacher MP – not much of a friend to the Labour elite or the Government but interesting none the less. Read Here

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Missing the point of the Independence Debate?

On Thursday the 18th September the Scottish people go to the polls to vote in the Independence Referendum and at the time of writing it seems the vote is pretty much split down the middle and apparently it is too … Continue reading

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Priorities

Although I suppose there is no direct correlation nevertheless at the same time George Osborne announces plans to take another £12.5 billion out of the welfare budget the Government find the time to award an MBE to David Cameron’s hairdresser! … Continue reading

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Socialist Economic Bulletin: Why ‘austerity’ and what is the alternative

A great article on austerity and the alternatives. Socialist Economic Bulletin: By Michael Burke

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Is the Big State or Small State better? – the facts may surprise you.

An interesting article on the difference between the ‘Big State’ versus the ‘Small State’, For years now the USA and the UK have been advocating a smaller role for the State in society – but it seems the generally accepted … Continue reading

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