Official Anas Hassan Podcast – Pilot Episode

After trying out some podcasting last year without continuing success, here we go again as 2016 comes to a close. In this pilot episode of Official Anas Hassan Podcast: Should Fidel Castro be honoured in the Scottish Parliament? The results of a poll I conducted over on my own Twitter page over which was preferable…

Barnett Formula, you’re fired. Full Fiscal Autonomy, you’re hired.

It’s fair to say that the principle of Full Fiscal Autonomy has not been receiving a favourable press in recent days. But that does not mean that the idea of Scotland achieving it’s financial independence is an idea worthy of provoking economical armageddon. In fact, long term especially, it is not just an luxurious proposition,…

Has Scotland taken a major step towards independence?

It’s been over two months since the outcome of the referendum came to fruition. For me and over 1.6 million voters, the outcome was distastefully sour. The tears, grief, bewilderment and the anxiety about what was to lie ahead dominated our feelings from the moment just after 6am on the 19th September when Scotland decided…