Britain: Pomp and Pauperism

Here’s my secret: I am not an independentista. I am a Liberationist. Liberation – the “Let my people go!” of the Book of Exodus – is as much about the liberation of the nation as it is about the liberation of society and the family as it is about the liberation of the person. Scottish independence, then, for me, is as much a cause of national liberation as it is a cause for the liberation of everyone in Scotland from the constitutional, social, and economic conditions that keep us in chains – and we are in chains; for some these are the fetters of poverty and for others they are the bonds of indifference.

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Helping Strangers in Distress: A Grossly Ignored Civic Duty

Follow @UrFhasaidh Why do so many, when they see a stranger lying on the street, decide that it is none of their business? Yesterday evening on my way home I came across an unconscious middle aged man. There was a small pool of blood under his head as he lay motionless at the corner of … Continue reading Helping Strangers in Distress: A Grossly Ignored Civic Duty