independence – autonomy – self-determination

  • New Scotland

    Unity in Diversity

    On Saturday the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow played host to the launch of RISE, a new electoral alliance aiming to deliver socialist representation in the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 31st Aug'15 29
  • Feminism

    #indyref discourse highlighted sexism

    I was delighted, and genuinely surprised, to be announced the winner of the inaugural Write to End Violence Against Women Awards in 2013. Since then, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Aug'15 6
  • Arts & Culture

    Mark Thomas in Edinburgh

    Mark Thomas : Trespass Work in Progress Trespass carries on from where Mark’s previous show 100 Acts of Minor Dissent left off. Mark asks the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Aug'15 16
  • Collapsononics

    Anti-Austerity / Pro-Democracy

    Cat Boyd previews the launch of RISE in Glasgow …

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Aug'15 29
  • Commentary

    Ultimo Democracy

    ‘Our’ governing institutions are now stuffed with Moat-cleaners, lackeys, toadies and lickspittle has-beens. Welcome Michelle Mone, Lord Hague, failed Liberals, spads and donors: the patronage […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Aug'15 34
  • Arts & Culture

    The Sociology of the National Cringe

    The Personal and the Social: the debate on Scots in leadership positions needs a sociological perspective. Liz Lochhead and Alasdair Gray have been subject to predictable […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Aug'15 65
  • Commentary

    The McColm Principle

    The Scottish media are struggling. The Scotsman illustrated their article about RISE with a photo of Tommy Sheridan (who has nothing to do with it). […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 35
  • Moodievision
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 4
  • Commentary

    The Case for Nationalising Oil

    For the Holyrood elections the left should focus on what is achievable within the confines of devolution but point to what could be achieved across […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 31
  • Commentary

    Yes Meet Jez

    Much space in the newspaper comment pages has been given over to speculation about what a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party would mean for Scotland’s independence […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Aug'15 25
  • Arts & Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th Aug'15 8
  • #Indyref2

    RISE Now

    The phenomenon of people arguing that voting SNP is the answer to all and every problem in the universe is becoming commonplace. There’s also been […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th Aug'15 49
  • New Scotland
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Aug'15 116
  • Austerity Britain
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 22nd Aug'15 53
  • Arts & Culture

    Cultural Leadership

    For those who have been responding to the Liz Lochhead Gutter interview with ‘nothing to see here / move along’ responses, this is informative. Directors […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Aug'15 62

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