The Glen Garry Evictions

Originally posted on Grouse Beater:
One could argue the infamous Clearances, driving people off their land without a care where they go or what happens to them, began as soon as an overweight 23-year-old Butcher Cumberland was desperate to raise his reputation after losing the Battle of Fontenoy?against the French. He found it soon enough…

BBC Scotland not reporting that Tories are to stab Scottish hill-farmers in the back next with Oz deal

Originally posted on Talking-up Scotland 2021:
As the back-stabbing of Scotland’s fishing industry falls off the even the few pages it did make, the UK Government is set to betray Scotland’s hill-farmers with its Australian trade deal. In the FT and the Financial Review, below, but not featuring in Scotland’s MSM at all: https://www.afr.com/world/europe/uk-government-split-over-australia-trade-deal-20210518-p57stt UK officials…

Fake news from right-wing think tank to undermine Independence campaign

Originally posted on Talking-up Scotland 2021:
Described as ‘a transatlantic think tank based in London‘, the Henry Jackson Society has lots of ‘previous’ on bias and lack of transparency of its donors. In 2014: A rightwing thinktank, accused of pushing an anti-Muslim agenda, has pulled funding for two parliamentary groups which focused on homeland and international…

Publish and be Damned

Originally posted on Grouse Beater:
Scotland – a wealth of natural resources – most of all, a recourceful people This glowing article on Scotland’s ability to flourish if reinstated as an autonomous country was published as a London School of Economics Paper a few days ago – and suddenly vanished. Highly positive about Scotland’s economy,…