Tagged: democracy

Sold out

“The government intends to use a US trade deal to bypass democracy, override Parliament and rip down our public protections.” So says George Monbiot in an article on his website, previously published in The...

Dear Boris

This was on Twitter this morning. Maybe a few more of the Scottish people should write, respectfully, to the Prime Minister and point out the inaccuracies in his letter to our First Minister. Mention,...

We will leave our door open

Terry Reintke MEP is a German politician and member of the European Parliament where she is a member of the Alliance ’90/The Greens, part of the Greens–European Free Alliance. This is also the group...

Claw-back becomes reality

The Westminster Tory Government has written to the Scottish and Welsh Governments to ask for legislative consent over a dozen areas where the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill changes (that is claws back) devolved powers....

The Power of Scotland

Another brief but powerful image from the wonderful Phantom Power films. Today we’re not voting for independence. Although we certainly have the resources, knowledge and skills to be a very successful nation as the...

Politics is too important to leave to politicians

What is a non-party campaigner? Lots of individuals and organisations campaign around elections without standing candidates themselves. We call them ‘non-party campaigners’. Non-party campaigners are vital to a healthy democracy and, as a society, we must encourage their active...

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