Commenting on the escalating violence and the prospect of a widespread ground offensive in Gaza, the Scottish Greens are calling for the UK and Scottish Governments to take action as part of the global movement for boycotts, divestment and sanctions to put immediate economic pressure on the Israeli government.
Patrick Harvie MSP said:
“There are many people in Scotland who want our Government to better represent their disgust at the disproportionate attack on Gaza in recent weeks.…
The American politician, Charles Erwin Wilson, is popularly credited with saying that what is good for General Motors is good for the USA.
That supposed umbilical link between the fortunes of a private commercial company and those of a state or city remains seductive today. Until recently it was commonplace to state that the apparent unending growth of RBS was naturally good for Scotland.
The ongoing troubles of RBS should be a warning.…