Green Yes, the Scottish Green Party’s campaign for a Yes vote in the independence referendum, is highlighting last night’s convoy of military vehicles through Glasgow as a reason to vote Yes.
The convoy, thought to include lorries transporting Trident nuclear bombs, was stopped for an hour near Loch Lomond by protestors from Faslane Peace Camp.
Green MSP Alison Johnstone said:
“Scottish CND are to be praised for drawing attention to what is out of sight out of mind for so many Scots – the fact that we have hundreds of nuclear warheads just miles from our largest city.…
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.…