Phantom Power – After the UK won the Scottish Referendum

Here’s the final part III of the documentary on the Scottish Referendum, focussing mainly on its aftermath. Many of the scenes and reflections will remind The Mirror readers of our posts  on the topic.

If you missed parts I and II, you’ll find  them here

Many thanks once again to “sharp looking, sharp minded” Paul Kavanagh and his Wee Ginger Dug who originally posted the film

A Russian ViewPoint on the Exodus to the EU

Since we’ve learnt a Syrian passport was found near one of the Paris jihadists, right-wingers all over the EU have called for the EU frontiers to be closed against refugees from Syria and elsewhere.

Here’s what one

Top Russian Writer Nikolai Starikov

had to say – a couple of months ago – about the reasons underlying the exodus from the Middle East/Afghanistan to the EU.

His questions are worth thinking about even though you might not agree with his answers


Phantom Power – how the UK won the Scottish Referendum

This week Our Saturday Night film is a Sunday afternoon film

Here it is!

*An interesting analysis of how the UK won the Scottish Referendum, showing what lessons the Referendum campaign teaches  us about all elections:

How the UK government wields power –
How voters were and indeed are swayed

Note the UK establishment’s  self-interest, the media imbalance, last-minute promises and the role of the Monarch
* Promotes voter awareness  as next year

  1. Scotland moves towards   Scottish Parliament elections
  2. Ireland moves towards her own elections  – North and South

*Finally,  spot the celebrity !!

Puts faces and personalities to prominent Scottish bloggers  that you may know by name only
Part 1

Part 11


Special thanks to Paul Kavanagh who drew my attention to this film