EU Referendum

Well, not much to say. I’ve been watching from Christchurch, New Zealand. All the votes are now in. It’s over, and we’re out. Very mixed feelings. As much as this was a vote for the UK to leave the EU, it may also have been a proxy vote for Scotland to leave the UK, and perhaps Northern Ireland […]

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Independence

Later today, we the Scotch people all vote whether we want to continue as part of the United Kingdom. As something of a committed anti-Nationalist, you might be surprised to learn which way I’m voting (Yes). But what’s really important in all this is that until about a week ago, I was seeing rational debate and discussion, with […]

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American Politics

I follow American politics more than UK or European politics. Why, you might ask, considering I live in the UK/Europe, and not in the US of A? American politics is kind of like professional wrestling. It’s a lot more entertaining than British politics for the most part. On top of that, the stakes are higher, and the […]

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Election Fever

I went into this Scottish Election mostly interested in the national AV referendum, but now with three results in, I’m utterly fascinated by the scale of this Lib Dem backlash. I don’t agree with their motives, but it seems like the people who hate the Tories – in many cases an ingrained position not necessarily […]

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