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  • Arts & Culture
    23rd Mar'18 2
  • Commentary

    Croft Work

    Can the harsh economics of urban life entice young people to repopulate the highlands? asks Ewen McLachlan. I recall a conversation of a decade or […]

    23rd Mar'18 0
  • Commentary

    SCL and the Phantom Contract

    In the second of our explosive expose of the SCL Group we ask: what is the phantom contract with the MOD from 2010/11 and what […]

    22nd Mar'18 5
  • Commentary
    21st Mar'18 23
  • Commentary

    Facebook as Google for Criminals

    “Once more, we should be surprised at the surprise. The Guardian video of Christopher Wylie, the so-called whistle-blower in the Cambridge Analytica case explains nothing […]

    21st Mar'18 18
  • Environmental Justice

    Our Plastic Sea

    A new report reveals that Scottish seas are contaminated by plastics and micro plastics. But the suggestions about what we should do in response are […]

    21st Mar'18 0
  • Commentary

    SCL – a Very British Coup

    Liam O Hare on the deep connections between Cambridge Analytica’s parent company Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL Group)  and the Conservative Party and military establishment, ‘Board […]

    Liam O'Hare 20th Mar'18 33
  • Review

    Building a Nation

    Martin O Connor’s Building a Nation explores word-loss, dialect, class, cultural self-loathing and swiftly changing identities norms and aspirations. To a packed audience at the […]

    Mike Small 20th Mar'18 3
  • Commentary
    Ewen McLachlan 20th Mar'18 0
  • Brexit

    Non Negotiable Fish

    John Lamont talking tough whilst scrabbling about for credibility on BBC Radio this morning was as funny and as tragic as his colleague, the unfortunate […]

    Mike Small 20th Mar'18 16
  • Commentary

    How to Start a New Country

    Common Weal’s new book on how to start a new country looks at the transition steps to independence from a participatory constitution writing to creating […]

    19th Mar'18 3
  • Commentary

    Our Ghost Democracy

    “Secrets are lies, sharing is caring, and privacy is theft.” – The Circle, Dave Eggers (2013) As Putin slides to another victory and is elevated […]

    Mike Small 19th Mar'18 13
  • Arts & Culture

    When the Blackbird Sings

    When the Blackbird Sings is an exhibition of photographs by Jannica Honey currently showing at the Arusha Gallery in Edinburgh which focuses on the female […]

    Mike Small 18th Mar'18 2

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