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  • Commentary

    Media, Terrorism, Democracy

    So the European Broadcasting Union [@EBU_HQ] has found the UK press the least trusted out of 33 countries. Again. This wouldn’t matter much, we’re used to it, […]

    24th May'17 15
  • International

    Learning the Language of a Pulsar

    On literacy and political empowerment, lessons for Scotland from Brazil. What is happening in Brazil is a process of awakening. Many Brazilians are realizing that […]

    24th May'17 0
  • Austerity Britain
    24th May'17 9
  • Film and Animation

    An Erosion of Respect

    Sophie Grace-Chappell – a highly regarded Professor of Philosophy at The Open University – makes a powerful and articulate explanation of her journey from No […]

    24th May'17 3
  • Hot Takes GE17
    22nd May'17 25
  • Commentary

    The Psychology of Change

    When hope drains into the sands. Paul Tritschler follows the downward spiral of irrational thinking, and finds inner resources for activists and social change. Imagine […]

    20th May'17 4
  • Media

    Chelsea is Free

    This week Chelsea Manning walked free [“Former Intelligence Analyst. Trans Woman. Former prisoner” – follow her @xychelsea ‏] Collateral murder’ exposed US war crimes against […]

    Mike Small 19th May'17 2
  • Media

    Real World Print Posters (for you)

    Celebrating a new series of FREE print posters for you, from the prolific and generous Stewart Bremner …

    Stewart Bremner 19th May'17 0
  • Hot Takes GE17

    The Principle of Consent

    Theresa May’s extraordinary manifesto launch, in which she appeared as equal parts Shiva, Inspector Gadget, and badly regurgitated Thatcher, has been poured over by faithful […]

    Mike Small 19th May'17 12
  • Journey to Yes

    Journey to Yes #11

    The next in the series by Phantom Power films …

    Phantom Power 19th May'17 2
  • Anti-Capitalism

    The Language of Resistance

    Author Madeleine Bunting reflects on place, language and capitalism, and the influence of gaelic in the creation of George Orwell’s Newspeak. The haunting brilliance of […]

    18th May'17 25
  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Pavel Iosad 17th May'17 21
  • Antifascism

    Fascist Groove Thang

    The trouble with Nigel Farage’s threat to ‘don the khaki and pick up a rifle’, a threat you might have last heard at the Golf […]

    Mike Small 17th May'17 3

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