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Rot in hell, Tory bastards

Let me tell you what it’s like to wake up and find yourself a single mother of three children. To find you’re suddenly without an income or any realistic means of earning one because you’ve got two kids still not even at … Continue reading

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Britain’s Hardest Worker

I saw this tweeted a couple of times last night but didn’t click on it at first because I assumed it was just something from a Daily Mash or Onion type website. Satire, in the mould of Jonathan Swift. It’s biting … Continue reading

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How to defeat Tories

My middle son cried at lunchtime on Friday, when they’d come home from school and I explained what the election result was, bleary-eyed from staying up til 4am rejoicing and wondering. How Scotland had voted SNP for 56 out of … Continue reading

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Jim Murphy’s target audience

I’ve just watched the Scottish party leaders’ debate on ITV. The main thing that’s struck me is how little Jim Murphy’s Scottish Labour really wants my vote. They like to think they do. On the surface of it, I’m their … Continue reading

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Workers delighted to meet David Cameron and George Osborne

Check out the facial expressions here. ‘I’m sorry, I have absolutely no idea what you just said. Could you try repeating it, only just being a teensy bit less working class?’ ‘Look! Over there, an immigrant about to take your crappy … Continue reading

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Old Firm, old prejudices

Countless column inches have already been filled about yesterday’s game by eager journalists who had been slavering over the prospect of an actual Rangers-Celtic match more than most of the fans, many of whom couldn’t really give much of a … Continue reading

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No such thing as a free lunch

As of today, Scottish children in primaries 1 to 3 will all automatically qualify for free school meals. This is a Good Thing, because universal benefits are the way to go for all sorts of reasons – reducing stigma by … Continue reading

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