independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary

    Cold Turkey

    The Brexiteers look like they’re staggering about after the party unable to get a cab home and rapidly sobering up. Nick Cohen suggests that Gove […]

    Mike Small 26th Jun'16 3
  • International

    Spain on the Brink of Change

    Colin Fox – in Madrid at the invitation of Unidos Podemos [‘United We Can’] the insurgent left-wing party hoping to win todays Spanish General Election] […]

    Colin Fox 25th Jun'16 3
  • Europe

    Happy Endings

    There are large historical events that have been going on beneath our feet, I think, for a long time. But, like an earthquake, tension builds […]

    Peter Arnott 25th Jun'16 12
  • Boycott Amazon

    Dear Jeff Bezos

    To: jeff@amazon.com Date: 23 June 2016 Dear Jeff Bezos I hope you enjoy Peter Sellers movies as much as I do. Although he’s often considered […]

    Gillian RobertsonKevin Williamson 25th Jun'16 2
  • Commentary

    The Three Tasks

    You may not like the result. You might be scared of what may come next. But on the other hand, can’t you feel a bit […]

    Robin McAlpine 24th Jun'16 73
  • Commentary

    Lame Duck Soup

    Marie-Le Pen, Geert Wilders, and Mateo Salvini are delighted. Nigel Farage called it a “victory for decent people”, then suffering with a bout of instant amnesia […]

    Mike Small 24th Jun'16 46
  • Longform

    Who will speak for Europe?

    At the outset of the so-called Brexit referendum campaign in February, the British tabloid The Daily Mail, in an attempt at setting out the merits […]

    Cathal Foley 23rd Jun'16 5
  • Tribe of Moles

    Your Money and Your Life

    Tribe of Moles is Bella’s new weekly column reflecting struggles against benefits sanctions, austerity attacks and state repression – encouraging resistance, counter-power and autonomy. Imagine […]

    22nd Jun'16 10
  • Commentary

    How to Win a Referendum

    Only in Britain could  the establishment have ensured that whichever way you decide to vote, they can’t lose the referendum. Boris Johnson, representing the EU […]

    John S Warren 22nd Jun'16 18
  • Media

    Scotland 2016

    On first hearing that someone was going to pull the plug on Scotland 2016, I thought, it has been a terrible year, it’s probably for […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jun'16 29
  • Scots

    Let’s Be Gallus, no Sleekit

    Gin we’ve lairnt onyhin fae the lest twa elections, then it’s shairlie that, firstlie, polls are gey doutsome, an voters gey ragglish. Jist whaur did […]

    Ashley Husband Powton 21st Jun'16 8
  • Antifascism

    Scotland Against Trump

    On Friday Donald Trump is making a visit to Scotland to attend, amongst other things, the grand re-opening of his Turnberry resort on Ayr. He […]

    Jonathon Shafi 21st Jun'16 11
  • welfare

    Cameron’s Toxic Welfare Debate

    The date was 22nd February and David Cameron had just returned from a summit in Brussels. Europe was experiencing the largest movement of people since […]

    Ellenor Hutson 20th Jun'16 3

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