CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine says the independence movement must thoroughly examine the merits of the case for holding indyref 2 in 2018 DOES anyone else feel that there is a tone to parts of the debate about independence just now which is all a bit too Culloden? I certainly do and its making me a bit jumpy. So, if you’re not up to speed with season two of Outlander, the highlanders ended up being crushed on Culloden Moor because too much of the Jacobite movement did too much following and not enough asking of questions.
It’s a shame to pay attention to Arron Banks, whose funds bolstered the anti-immigrant leave campaign. But his views are now dangerously mainstream
Elvis Costello tells us the personal reason he recorded a PSA for Music & Memory, a charity that helps people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.