Electoral fraud....pertinent considering some of the results in London at the GE.
Scottish nationalism will be a historic thing, taught in schools to explain where the Scottish republic came from.
It will also be used to teach children the difference between pernicious nationalism of empire and exceptionalism and aspiration of a people for a national vehicle of self expression.
But in the end, Scottish nationalism has no value in itself, and can’t be used—as British nationalism is—to rile people up and get votes by populists.
#IndyRef2 ends nationalism and starts Scotland.
My son was born with Congenital Cytomegalovirus, better known as #CMV.
It poses a risk to unborn children & can lead to hearing loss & disability.
If caught early in pregnancy, treatment can reduce risks.
The NHS don't test for it. This NEEDS to change.
I'm waiting on my Scot Gov Petition to go live. In meantime, can the #indyref2 community do me a favour & share this.
It's illogical they don't test for a condition were the effects can be lessened by early diagnosis.
A very revealing piece from the Financial Times 2014 but more relevant than ever... Thanks to Craig Dempsey for the item.
Glasgow bridge covered in clothes in heartwarming bid to help homeless people keep warm in winter months
Take One, Leave One set up on the Tradeston Bridge in Glasgow on Sunday night
On independence: I grew up in the thatcher era no apprenticeships in my area ( I had to move ) dad out of work huge dole queues , hope villages out of work , yop schemes to mask actual unemployment numbers , places in Scotland that would qualify for third world grants and we produce oil . Let’s give our kids a great future let’s give Scotland the future it’s history commands .
Fantastic maiden speech by Alyn Smith .... loved the way he only refers to Westminster as "this place" .... showing it the level of respect it deserves
political refugee from Twitter thanks to @Jeggit for the link....
Independence, rally and coffee....
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