What is to be done? Hundreds more days of the same? Of Westminster pouring damaging questions and accusations upon independence, none of which seem to have been anticipated either in SNP Government inner circles or Yes Scotland?
“Sae come aa ye at hame wi freedom – Never heed whit the houdies croak for Doom”
These lines from Hamish Henderson’s anthem “Freedom Come Aa Ye” were originally penned more than half a century ago. Sadly, Hamish left us long before the 21st century’s “houdies” – “Better Together” and the massed ranks of the British establishment – stirred in opposition to next year’s referendum on Scottish independence. Yet, his lines could well have been written specifically with those unionist rogues in mind.
John McAllion MP, MSP for Dundee East (1987 – 2003) and Gordon Wilson MP for Dundee East (1974 -1987) have united to launch an article commissioned by Options for Scotland from John setting out his vision for an independent Scotland from the left: Sae come aa ye at hame wi freedom – Never heed whit the houdies croak for Doom.