May you live in interesting times…

It has become something of a cliché to say you can’t believe everything (or, indeed, anything) that you read in the papers. Increasingly the same is true of Twitter, unfiltered as it is and accessible to anyone with a digit to type with and an axe to grind. All clichés contain some degree of truth,… Continue reading May you live in interesting times…

Leaving the EU will be cataclysmic for ‘working people’ | By @mikeypie12

The following was written by @mikeypie12    I was pleased to see the @MrTopple article on Brexit, and I read with interest. I imagine many regular readers of the PoliticalSift blog will still be shaken by the UKIP reference in the title. I highly suggest that you read his article in conjunction with my own,… Continue reading Leaving the EU will be cataclysmic for ‘working people’ | By @mikeypie12

I sometimes agree with UKIP | By @MrTopple

The following was written by Steve Topple | @MrTopple I sometimes agree with UKIP. There, I’ve said it. Not the racist, xenophobic, misogynistic or homophobic bits (although I do sometimes wish I had the opportunity for the bad weather to be my fault), but the fundamental reason they came into existence – a “Brexit”. Because… Continue reading I sometimes agree with UKIP | By @MrTopple

Jeremy Corbyn: An Alternative Scottish View

The following was written by Cameron Gilmore | @ccgilmore22    I read @Alieninattic’s piece regarding his opinions on Corbyn and Scotland, whilst browsing through my Twitter feed. First and foremost, the title: ‘A View From Scotland’ led me to think, here may have been a kindred spirit- someone who sees that the leftist transformation within a… Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn: An Alternative Scottish View

Jeremy Corbyn: A View from Scotland

The following was written by @AlienInAttic    Jeremy Corbyn has done a significant amount to restore some kind of credibility to the Labour Party after it had been destroyed by Blair and subsequent Labour leaders have failed in their attempts to recover. The Labour Party used to have a clear identity and provide clear opposition to… Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn: A View from Scotland