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Note : This article was sent in by a Scottish UKIP supporter, we hope to follow it up with an interview.   When Labour first gave us a referendum on devolution in Scotland, way back yonder in the 70′s, there was a lovely little caveat inserted into the bill that pledged us the opportunity – we had to have 40% or more of the electorate More...

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By John On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Could everyone except Charlie Brooker please stop trying to be Charlie Brooker?

I remember when I wrote my first ‘witty’ piece. I was a student, writing for the student newspaper. I was covering the uni elections, which I still believed mattered at the time, and there were a bunch of lads More...

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By Politics On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

“What’s so bad about UKIP?”

by Andy Davis I was recently at a party where one of my less politically-engaged friends innocently asked “just what’s so bad about UKIP?” to an almost stunned silence in the room. Having worked a More...

By Mick On Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Politics for junkies

In a bid to make politics more accessible to the people of Glasgow, we here at Hard Copy have penned a handy guide to help the city’s drug users distinguish between our main political parties. So put down More...

By John On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Thatcher’s Poll Tax legacy

by Richard Jackson An important issue regarding Margaret Thatcher’s 1979 – 1990 reign is the Poll Tax, particularly for Scottish readers, as its legacy is deeply etched into the Scottish consciousness and More...

By HardCopy On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Venezuelan Democracy is the Best

That Churchill guy once said ‘Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the rest’, he was totally right. All that voting, counting and debating can really slow the process of governance More...

By John On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Blood, bombs, and cameras: reporting tragedy

For the past 18 hours, my social media feeds have been overwhelmingly focused on yesterday’s terrible events in Boston. The floodgates opened almost immediately after the first reports of explosions came through. More...

By HardCopy On Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Thatcher Counter Culture.

Since Margaret Thatcher’s death we have seen people express a variety of emotion concerning her: abhorrence, respect, bitterness, indifference and of course confusion (The RIP Cilia Black meme being a personal More...

By HardCopy On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

George Square Bedroom Tax Protest : Highlights

An Estimated 3,000 protesters marched on George Square against the ‘bedroom tax’   Labour were the only big party with a presence   Obligatory cute dog shot   To the point   Topical(ish)   Obligatory More...

By HardCopy On Friday, March 29th, 2013

Kim Jong Un Confirmed As King of the Hipsters

Hipster - a subculture of men and women typically in their 20′s and 30′s that value independent thinking, counter-culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indie-rock, creativity, intelligence, More...