The Green Savings Bond. There are a whole host of ways that a government can take to encourage a shift to a greener economy. The Green Savings Bond, the latest idea from the Westminster Government, is not one of them. Over the summer UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a plan to direct £15B of funding towards [...]
William Thomson and Kairin van Sweeden talk to Mike Small, Editor of Bella Caledonia and Author of "Scotland's Local Food Revolution" about Scotland's food security and food sovereignty. 00:12 Scotland has such huge food resources so why are we not food sovereign?00:58 Obstacles to food sovereignty in Scotland02:02 How do we improve matters - and [...]
Nicola Sturgeon's speech from the SNPs virtual conference Sept 2021
The weekend of 11th Sept saw two party conferences. Here is the closing speech from Alex Salmond at the Alba conference held at Greenock Town Hall.
In the week collectively known across Scotland as "GERSmas", when the estimated accounts of Scotland as an administrative region of the UK are published, Dr Craig Dalzell urges us to think outwith the box. This week, Craig talks to SNP Policy Development Convenor Chris Hanlon and Agnes MacAuley from SNP Greenock & Inverclyde about the [...]
Continuing the theme of measuring Scotlands economy, a special episode from the Scotonomics team with special guest political economist, chartered accountant and academic Richard Murphy, taking questions from Kairin van Sweeden and the Independence Live audience. Richard's previous explanation of why GERS is C.R.A.P is on his Youtube channel here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycq1dizIug8&t=2s
How should we measure the success of an economy? What do GDP and GNP tell us anyway? And more importantly what doesn't it tell us about the economy? In this episode, we will look at how we measure the economy in the UK as a whole and in Scotland. We will also take a side [...]
Very important discussion on the impact of the newly published IPCC report on the climate emergency hosted by Dr Craig Dalzell, head of Policy Development at Commonweal #climateEmergency #commonweal #IPCCreport
This week's Changing Minds discussion is on the sensitive, but very important topic of dignity in dying. The Indylive.radio team is grateful to SNP Commonweal group for sharing this discussion with us.
We are grateful to the Women for Independence organisation for sharing this event with us, focused on the experience of women in politics and how we can better support each other to reclaim that space #WFI #indyliveradio #scottishpolitics