ALBA MP LAUNCHES SCOTLAND (SELF DETERMINATION) BILL

ALBA MP LAUNCHES SCOTLAND (SELF DETERMINATION) BILL SCOTS MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN FUTURE “IF DEMOCRACY IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR NORTHERN IRELAND THEN WHY NOT SCOTLAND?” SAYS HANVEY ALBA Westminster Leader Neale Hanvey MP will introduce and speak to the Scotland (Self Determination) Bill on Wednesday 1 February in the House of Commons.  Launching his Bill todayContinue reading “ALBA MP LAUNCHES SCOTLAND (SELF DETERMINATION) BILL”

ROLAND MUIRHEAD, LOCHWINNOCH’S FORGOTTEN RADICAL, AND FATHER OF THE FIRST SCOTTISH NATIONAL CONGRESS

A guest article by Cllr Andy Doig, independent councillor on Renfrewshire Council and a recent recruit to both Salvo and Liberation.scot This week I took a decision to join Salvo Scotland and endorse the Edinburgh Proclamation . I am an Independent Councillor, with previously 38 yrs of activism within the SNP, and I think theContinue reading “ROLAND MUIRHEAD, LOCHWINNOCH’S FORGOTTEN RADICAL, AND FATHER OF THE FIRST SCOTTISH NATIONAL CONGRESS”

Any fears over the State Pension are unfounded!

A guest article from Mike Fenwick. Any fears over the State Pension are unfounded! State pensions … instead of saying we paid in – so the UK should pay out, we need a different perspective – follow the money! Simple maths drawn from GERS show the truth.  Do you think that your State Pension isContinue reading “Any fears over the State Pension are unfounded!”

BURNS AND THE WORKING MAN.

BURNS AND THE WORKING MAN. Burns Night is on the 25th January and across the World people will meet up to celebrate his life and his enormous contribution to the worlds of literacy and music. There will be superlatives aplenty but I want to write about one aspect of his work that still brings greatContinue reading “BURNS AND THE WORKING MAN.”

WHAT ABOUT THE REST?

A guest post from Dave Llewellyn. Two years ago Mike Fenwick and I had a show on Independence live called TwaAuld Heids. One of our more memorable guests was a farmer from Perthshire called Jim Fairlie . Jim, came out with the (left field at the time ) suggestion that the Scottish parliament, instead ofContinue reading “WHAT ABOUT THE REST?”

A Presentation on Ferry options.

This is a presentation by Dr Alf Baird to the SNP Branch in Orkney. While he is discussing the Orkney Ferries the comparisons he uses are equally true for other ferry routes in Scotland. It is produced on YFS with the kind permission of Dr Baird and Mike Robertson from the SNP Branch in Orkney.Continue reading “A Presentation on Ferry options.”

Letter from Denmark: National Consciousness

Another great article from Peter Young of IndyScot News in Denmark. Enjoy! Letter from Denmark: National Consciousness There are two ways to see the Danish parliament. The first is a standard 45-minute guided walk about. The second is the longer ‘Kunstomvisning’, or art tour. I suggested to my wife that she give up her sacred Saturday morningContinue reading “Letter from Denmark: National Consciousness”

SEEN IT ALL BEFORE..THE CIRCLE OF POLITICS!

SEEN IT ALL BEFORE..THE CIRCLE OF POLITICS! Seems to me politics in the UK AND SCOTLAND are on a forty year circle of life OR DEATH. As I look around today I am reminded of the late seventies/ early eighties. Inflation is on the rise, strikes are very common and the cost of living isContinue reading “SEEN IT ALL BEFORE..THE CIRCLE OF POLITICS!”

The Union is Over Thank You Justices

The Union is Over Thank You Justices “In truth it’s not for Glory or riches, or honours that we are fighting, but for freedom, for that alone, that no honest man gives up but with life itself’ – Declaration of Arbroath 1320 Reproduction of this article is permitted Paper written by lain-Smith: Kerr. 26th DecemberContinue reading “The Union is Over Thank You Justices”