FFS Let’s have a referendum!

The Scottish Parliament is under attack and its power being undermined. Brick by brick the foundations of the little devolved power we have is being eroded and undermined by the very people who promised we would lead the UK if we remained part of it. As a nation we do not have to accept this. […]

Showcasing the videos of Hector Suñol

Hector Suñol is a Catalan film-maker who publishes his films on Vimeo. Yesterday he published a moving video for Gerry Mulvenna’s song #DearCatalonia (see below), but we wanted to showcase some of his other work relating to the referendum on 1 October 2017. 1 October 2017 contains descriptions and scenes of police violence and music […]

Greece should fight the ‘Euro Club’ from within

I believe the Syriza party is selling the Greek population a pig in a poke.  They are misleading the population by adopting a populist stance on Europe and currency while still appealing to the radical left that they are a fundamentally anti-establishment party.  They have mismanaged the negotiations over the Greek bailout situation, and now […]

BBC News favoured the No Campaign by a ratio of more than 2 to 1

BBC News favours the No Campaign by a ratio of more than 2 to 1 By Professor John Robertson (12/09/2014) Last night (Thursday 11th September) I watched BBC 1’s coverage of the events around the visit to Scotland of the three Westminster leaders and the press conference with First Minister, Alex Salmond. As the thirty-minute […]

The Scotsman’s Trolls Savage the Professor

The Scotsman’s Trolls Savage the Professor In January, Doctor Robertson of the University of the Best of Scotland, published research on TV News coverage of the Scottish Referendum debate. It showed bias against the Yes campaign. The BBC responded quickly to rubbish the research and report the researcher to his boss, the Principal. None of […]

The BBC’s Even Hand? One Egg-thrower and a Many Fascists Charge

Thanks to Professor John Robertson of the University of the West of Scotland for contributing this article. The BBC’s Even Hand? One Egg-thrower and a Many Fascists Charge. BBC Scotland Monitor: Report 21/9/14 Reporting Scotland 19th September 2014: The George Square ‘Scuffles’ Remember the egg-thrower? Remember, the ‘vile’ Yes supporter who egged one BT speaker […]