independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary

    Shameful Xenophobic Nationalism

    On the day when Spain’s largest circulation newspaper – El Pais – accuses Theresa May of ‘shameful, xenophobic nationalism’ – and German politician Michael Fuchs […]

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    18th Jan'17 1
  • Commentary

    The Irony lady

    Pat Kane on the crippling irony of England’s Dreaming. Such a strange spectacle yesterday. As May invoked “sovereignty”, “national self-determination”, “negotiating positions”, I wondered how […]

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    Pat Kane 18th Jan'17 0
  • English Culture

    Little Britain

    We’ve swapped ‘Great’ for ‘Global’ in a manifesto of English imperialism argues Anthony Barnett. Theresa May’s historic speech at Lancaster House will go down as […]

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    Anthony Barnett 18th Jan'17 3
  • Media

    Trump, the Scottish Media and Yes2

    Richard Walker’s presentation to the SIC Build Yes conference is a challenging argument that many readers may struggle with. His idea is that we as a […]

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    18th Jan'17 6
  • Commentary

    The Demographics of Independence

    This presentation by Dr Craig Dalzell (@thecommongreen)- ‘Demographics of Independence’ from the Scottish independence Convention’s Build 2017 conference – raises significant issues (and clarity) about […]

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    18th Jan'17 1
  • Commentary

    Theresa’s Euro Gymn

    I’m a member of a fitness club. It was pretty good for a while, it’s only small, under 30 members. But I’m going to give […]

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    17th Jan'17 2
  • Commentary

    Buckfast means Buckfast

    Just as we thought ‘thanks Christ 2016 is over’ and things can only get better (wait a minute, not that), 2017 emerges out of the […]

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    Mike Small 17th Jan'17 14
  • Postcard

    10 Ideas to Save Your Week

    Postcard: an occasional series of micro blogs. It’s mid-January and it’s all gone tits-up. Your Dry January has turned into Intravenous Malbec and your new […]

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    16th Jan'17 2
  • Environmental Justice

    The Trouble with Wilderness

    The ‘The Artist Traveller’ exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy includes a series of pen and ink and digital pigment prints by artist Murray Robertson […]

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    Graeme Purves 16th Jan'17 2
  • Commentary

    Build Yes

    Maggie Chapman’s speech from the Scottish Independence Convention’s Build Yes conference. We do, indeed, need to build for independence. Everyday, all around us, we see […]

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    Maggie Chapman 15th Jan'17 14
  • Commentary

    Border Crossing

    For Britain ‘taking back control’ from Brussels must mean exerting control over Edinburgh and Belfast argues Mike Small. As Tristram jogs on to the V&A […]

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    Mike Small 13th Jan'17 42
  • Editorial

    Bella Futures

    The Advisory Board of Bella Caledonia voted unanimously to keep the online magazine going at an emergency meeting in Edinburgh on Tuesday night. We agreed […]

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    11th Jan'17 54
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