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Criminalising the Purchase of Sex, hiding or solving the problem?

March 26, 2013

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By John McCarthy PROSTITUTION, as the cliché goes, is the world’s oldest profession. Clichés aside, it is a fact that the trade underskirts society, ignored by the public at large, a silent world of suffering and exploitation. To the keen eye, Glasgow has a lucrative sex trade for its few beneficiaries. Although the red light […]

Big Issue vendors vs the charity “chuggers”

February 25, 2012

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Do you ever feel like people are always asking for money and that more often than not they rely upon emotional blackmail and “guilt tripping” to secure your funds, especially by charity muggers “chuggers” (more on them later). I was walking down Argyle street just the other day. On this particular occasion I didn’t bring my […]

TITP looks dreadful this year

February 23, 2012

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Click this link for the T in the park line up Last year I went to TITP and it was one of the best experiences of my life, Foo Fighters, Pulp, Tom Jones and Slash just done it for me, (in that order) mixed with the death of the News of the World and the revelation […]

Scotland vs Spain: Qualification battle

October 11, 2011

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Scotland face Spain tonight, with a place in Euro 2012, the reward for victory, if certain conditions are applied. Spain, the world and European champions have already won Group I, their place in the Poland and Ukraine finals secured. In Alicante tonight, Scotland will try to win the runners-up spot, which would see them claim […]