Full Scottish – 31/05/2020

Welcome to the Full Scottish from our Cowcaddens Studio in Glasgow.

Full Scottish starts at 12:00 midday on Sunday 31st May 2020


This week on the Full Scottish, Kenny McBride is joined by rural campaigner Amanda Bergauer and Andrew Wilson from AUOB.

How long will it take for Black Lives Matter to become more than just a slogan and for politicians in America to give it real meaning? How many more black people have to be murdered by white policemen, before the collective conscience of America says No More! We will not stand for this?

With demonstrations taking place across America, Black and Minority Ethnic Americans are justified in their anger at the murder of George Floyd, but will this be the time that finally makes enough of a difference so that racist white police officers can no longer casually kill black people with impunity.

As lockdown restrictions are eased in England, it is clear that for many, the message taken from Cummings breach of the self-isolation rules is that people can go where they like and unfortunately, the “UK” media repeatedly announce what people are allowed to do in England as if it applies to the whole UK and confuse the message here in Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon has listened to the scientists’ advice and been a lot more cautious about lifting the lockdown, for fear of a second and more deadly coronavirus wave.

It seems the wee Kirkcudbright centipede has a much older relative from Kerrera as it turns out a fossilized millipede-like creature discovered there, may represent the oldest-known land animal which lived 425 million years ago. We know and from the chronicles and books of the ancients we find that among the famous nations, our own, the Scots, has been graced with widespread renown – even within the animal kingdom.

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