The road to Sleep In The Park 2018

Last night, with exactly one month to go until Social Bite’s Sleep In The Park 2018, I spoke at Dunfermline Toastmasters to explain I decided to take part in the event. About two months ago, I had the privilege in chatting with KT Tunstall for Wave FM News – she told me about the importance…

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…

At the end of the day, ALL of us Scots are immigrants of our nation

At the end of the day, Scotland would never exist the dynamic and outgoing nation that it truly is without continuous and uninterrupted immigration. Nobody living here is bigger than the nation. And let’s face it, who is defined as a Scot? The unambiguous answer is that it is every person who lives here, who…

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,…