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Split polarities

Antisyzygy is a delicious word. It means the ‘idea of duelling polarities within one entity, often thought of as typical of the Scottish psyche.’ To be Scottish is to be at home with division, the notion of split personalities, divided loyalties etc. 1,267 more words

5 Essential Facts from “Housing America’s Older Adults”

AARP Foundation sponsored a just-released report by The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University called “Housing America’s Older Adults — Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population.” The report highlights the many challenges the nation faces in providing affordable and adequate housing to an aging demographic whose numbers are increasing year by year. 403 more words


Wool, politics and women - a story about the fight for Scottish independence

Wool is such a versatile fibre that it can be used for everything from designer knitwear to insulating your home, but a group of women from rural Fife are making it political. 72 more words


Jim Murphy 'We are confident, they are arrogant'

As Labour MP Jim Murphy resumed his ‘100 Towns’ tour today he announced he was confident the No campaign would win he referendum despite the gap in the poll’s being dramaically cut. 137 more words

Better Together

Some thoughts on today's voter registration deadline

The closing date for voters to register is today and the headlines say it all – there is both a big increase in the numbers registered to vote and movement in the polls towards the Yes vote. 505 more words