John Finnie moves to Scottish Greens
The former nationalist and Highland list MSP, John Finnie, has announced today that he will defect to the Scottish Green Party, bringing Green’s total number of MSPs in parliament up to three.
The announcement comes at the beginning of the Scottish Green party conference and as the party has announced a surge in their membership to over 6,000 card carrying members.
“Hok San Mo Tsui!” (學生無罪) - “Students are Innocent!”
Slogans like ‘Occupy Central with Love and Peace’, ‘The Umbrella Revolution’ and pictures of yellow ribbons have been circulating all over Hong Kong and in the international news and social media. Why are they connected with one of the biggest metropolises in the world.
Drugs: Penalize or legalize?
Aarran McPherson explores the merits of the War on Drugs in the first part of this week's Opine debate
The War on Drugs has been branded a failure by many over the past few years. Opponents of the move claim that we should take a more liberal approach towards drug use and should be aiming to legalise so-called “soft drugs”, like Marijuana, which they believe to be less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.
Israel: an unforgettable experience
Why would you travel to Israel. Most governments strongly recommend not to enter the country for good reasons.
Interview: Daniel Mutch
Hey Daniel. Although you’re still really young, you’re a relatively experienced name in the local scene now.
Get out strong. Commit.
‘Get out strong. Commit’ where the words Scottish 800m runner Lyndsey Sharp wrote on her hand prior to the 800m final at the Commonwealth Games, words to spur her on after what had been an awful night of serious illness in the athlete’s village.