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SNP Annual Conference: Utopia or Myopia?

    SNP Annual Conference: Utopia or Myopia?

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  I have deliberately ignored the glorious delight, which is the SNP annual conference. There is usually far too much alcohol and hot air around. And

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Independence, Ignorance, & Opportunism of the SNP

    Independence, Ignorance, & Opportunism of the SNP

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  The Catalan independence referendum, which was illegal, has shown the complexity of part of a country trying to separate from its parent. It brings out

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The Poison of Sectarianism in Scotland’s Independence Debate

    The Poison of Sectarianism in Scotland’s Independence Debate

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  Over the last three years, I’ve noticed the  unpleasantness of sectarianism creeping into the independence debate here in Scotland. There appears to be a divide

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Brexit: Political Confusion & Other Tales

    Brexit: Political Confusion & Other Tales

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  Brexit is a word I didn’t like when I first heard it on television, and have come to loathe it the more it is used.

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Human Existence: Is this just a game?

    Human Existence: Is this just a game?

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  Could our existence be something other than our general perception? What if everything we see

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It’s Only Artificial Intelligence: What Could Go Wrong!

    It’s Only Artificial Intelligence: What Could Go Wrong!

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  Technology is meant to be here to make our lives easier, but not to the

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The HS2 Fiasco: Just the Tip of an Iceberg of Corruption

    The HS2 Fiasco: Just the Tip of an Iceberg of Corruption

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  Politicians are, by nature, self-obsessed. But from what I’ve seen over the last few years,

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Who Is Pulling Theresa May’s Strings?

    Who Is Pulling Theresa May’s Strings?

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  With the recent general election result ringing in her ears, Theresa May is struggling to

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Different shades. Conflicting opinions.

    Different shades. Conflicting opinions.

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  In our new all singing, all dancing multicultural UK, according to government and other organisations,

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Grenfell Tower Tragedy: the Grief Industry, Revisited

    Grenfell Tower Tragedy: the Grief Industry, Revisited

  MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland  I was heartened by the response to my earlier piece on this sensitive subject, and feel that since then, events have moved on, sadly

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