We are on the brink of revolutionary change: thoughts on #BernieSanders

I shared a platform last night with Bernie Sanders’ brother, Oxford-based Larry, who is campaigning as part of #BritainforBernie came to speak in Edinburgh. Here is my speech: I’d like to begin by welcoming Larry to Scotland. February is maybe…

Cast-iron case for a not-for-profit steel industry owned by workers, funded by a national investment bank

This article was co-authored this with Kirsten Robb,  our Lead Candidate for Central Scotland . It was in the Herald last Friday: The mothballing of the Lanarkshire Tata Steel plants is a disaster for communities already scarred by severe job losses in…

North East needs to plan for thousands of jobs beyond oil and gas

I’m delighted that new research commissioned by the Scottish Greens MSPs from Platform shows how a planned transition to green energy could create over 200,000 jobs. This could secure the north-east’s energy economy for generations to come. We all know…