Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 350+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for 99c
Then just $9.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Wee Ginger Dug The Union Myth

2018 was the year that the British government destroyed what shreds of its credibility remained. The fantasies of an Empire 2.0 and a UK bestriding the world stage, punching above its weight, and dictating the terms of its exit from the EU were replaced by confusion, recriminations, paralysis, and the desperate denial of reality by a Prime Minister motivated above all else by her desire for power and control. The red white and blue curtain was ripped away, revealing a nasty little authoritarian government, untrustworthy, and mendacious, determined to avoid accountability while crowing about the will of the people.

2018 was the year when the British government successfully rewrote history and redefined soft Brexit to mean anything that wasn’t crashing out with no deal at all. The possibilities aired during the EU referendum that it could be possible to leave the EU but to remain a part of the single market and customs union were forgotten. We face the isolationism of a nasty and inward looking little state, defined by xenophobia and suspicion. Freedom of movement will be a thing of the past, because this government and the right wing press only ever spoke about the right of EU citizens to move to the UK but never about the right of UK citizens to move to the EU. We’re all trapped with nothing but gammon and resentment.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of iScot Magazine - January/February 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Digital Issue
January/February 2019
Read Now
Getting free sample issues is easy, but we need to add it to an account to read, so please follow the instructions to read your free issue today.
Email Address
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new iScot Magazine subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.08 per issue
Was $30.99
Now $24.99
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.99 per issue

View Issues

About iScot Magazine

Issue 49 of award winning iScot Magazine is ready to download!