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  • Arts & Culture

    What was Done

    Premiering tonight the epic ‘What was Done’ – a spectacular counterfactual documentary about Britain’s future. The film, from Bonnie Prince Bob (@nonideefixe) and team will […]

    28th Apr'17 0
  • Commentary

    Tipping over the Tables

    Justin Kenrick on how to reverse the rise of the populist right and win for ecology and democracy. Part One – Winning back Hope You […]

    27th Apr'17 0
  • Film and Animation

    Folk Film Gathering 2017

    This year our programme for the Folk Film Gathering (29th April to 13th May at Edinburgh Filmhouse and the Scottish Storytelling Centre) consciously sets out […]

    27th Apr'17 1
  • International

    Scotland Keeps Armenian Promise

    Cinema goers in Scotland can take particular interest in The Promise, released this Friday. Directed by Terry George (Hotel Rwanda, In the Name of the […]

    27th Apr'17 1
  • Commentary

    Triple Lock Britain

    Driving across central Scotland yesterday, through Stirling and across a bit of Perthshire you could see blue signs of Tory electioneering pockmarking fields of (stereotype-alarm), […]

    27th Apr'17 14
  • Scots

    Let us Dae or Dee!

    “LET US DAE OR DEE!” The French springheids o Burns’s Jacobin slogan-cries. Robert Burns’ pairt-takkin fir the French Revolution is a weel-kent pairt o his […]

    25th Apr'17 13
  • Arts & Culture

    What was Done

    Premiering tonight the epic ‘What was Done’ – a spectacular counterfactual documentary about Britain’s future. The film, from Bonnie Prince Bob (@nonideefixe) and team will […]

    Mike Small 28th Apr'17 0
  • Commentary
    Mark Anthony France 23rd Apr'17 22
  • Commentary

    Five out of Six

    It’s pleasant to sit-back and watch as the case for the Union unfolds in the detail of a General Election the Prime Minister didn’t need […]

    Mike Small 22nd Apr'17 17
  • Commentary

    Grieving Britain, a Therapeutic Guide

    Britain is dead. It was killed by neoliberalism not nationalism. They gutted it of its connective tissue, spleen and gizzard too. Now they remoan about […]

    Mike Small 21st Apr'17 5
  • International
    Paul Malgrati 21st Apr'17 12
  • Music

    Change the World One Kiss at a Time

    A Barra soundclash with Bella’s resident mixclouder – the Barrastinian – and Runway Graves…

    Barrastinian 20th Apr'17 0
  • Short Story

    Why do the birds go on singing?

    The train tweets through the loudspeakers, an announcement of sorts that begins with a feeble chirping sound, steadily growing as it approaches the platform, though […]

    Paul Tritschler 20th Apr'17 2
  • Economics

    The GERS Debate (concluded)

    Richard Murphy at Holyrood on the deficiencies of the #GERS figures. Richard Murphy at Holyrood on #GERS, and gets a couple of wee digs at […]

    Mike Small 19th Apr'17 7

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