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Scottish National Party

Not-guilty verdicts for Alex Salmond

The end of the former SNP leader’s trial is not the end of the storyIN OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES, the verdict would have been the Scottish political event of the year. On March 23rd Alex Salmond, Scotland’s former first minister, was found not guilty of 12 charges of sexual assault. The jury…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
Scottish National Party

Alex Salmond acquitted of all sexual assault charges

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has been acquitted of all charges in his sexual assault trial.Salmond was facing a combined 13 charges of sexual assault and attempted rape against nine different women.Read more: Alex Salmond faces second day of sexual assault trialThe jury at the Scottish High Court in…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Scottish National Party

“Medicare for all” and the art of political branding

LAST MONTH Ronnie Cowan, a Westminster MP from the Scottish National Party, wrote to Britain’s Department for Work and Pensions on behalf of some incensed pensioners in his constituency. Pensioners are often incensed, but these complaints were not about inflation-indexing or retirement ages; they were linguistic. The irate retirees did…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Scottish National Party

“Medicare for all” and the art of political branding

LAST MONTH Ronnie Cowan, a Westminster MP from the Scottish National Party, wrote to Britain’s Department for Work and Pensions on behalf of some incensed pensioners in his constituency. Pensioners are often incensed, but these complaints were not about inflation-indexing or retirement ages; they were linguistic. The irate retirees did…
bubmag
March 12, 2020