independence – autonomy – self-determination

  • Climate Change
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 3rd Sep'15 4
  • Human Rights
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 3rd Sep'15 10
  • Poetry

    Tessa Ransford (1938-2015)

    we leave / and live / as leaves : for Tessa, our bonnie fechter, who left poetry with a greater home, a shared home. Liz, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 3rd Sep'15 6
  • Moodievision
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Sep'15 0
  • Arts & Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Sep'15 11
  • Interview

    Bella Interview with Paul Mason

    We interviewed Paul Mason the day he came to the Edinburgh Book Festival about his book Post Capitalism: a Guide to Your Future and his […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st Sep'15 34
  • Commentary

    Hurtling Backwards

    As Jackson Carlaw and his Dept of Cultural Self Hatred descend into a cacophony of anti-gaelic bile here’s that vile separatist, er, Deputy Transport Minister Lewis Macdonald announcing gaelic […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st Sep'15 63
  • New Scotland

    Unity in Diversity

    On Saturday the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow played host to the launch of RISE, a new electoral alliance aiming to deliver socialist representation in the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 31st Aug'15 61
  • Feminism

    #indyref discourse highlighted sexism

    I was delighted, and genuinely surprised, to be announced the winner of the inaugural Write to End Violence Against Women Awards in 2013. Since then, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Aug'15 7
  • Arts & Culture

    Mark Thomas in Edinburgh

    Mark Thomas : Trespass Work in Progress Trespass carries on from where Mark’s previous show 100 Acts of Minor Dissent left off. Mark asks the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Aug'15 22
  • Collapsononics

    Anti-Austerity / Pro-Democracy

    Cat Boyd previews the launch of RISE in Glasgow …

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Aug'15 32
  • Commentary

    Ultimo Democracy

    ‘Our’ governing institutions are now stuffed with Moat-cleaners, lackeys, toadies and lickspittle has-beens. Welcome Michelle Mone, Lord Hague, failed Liberals, spads and donors: the patronage […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Aug'15 35
  • Arts & Culture

    The Sociology of the National Cringe

    The Personal and the Social: the debate on Scots in leadership positions needs a sociological perspective. Liz Lochhead and Alasdair Gray have been subject to predictable […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Aug'15 65
  • Commentary

    The McColm Principle

    The Scottish media are struggling. The Scotsman illustrated their article about RISE with a photo of Tommy Sheridan (who has nothing to do with it). […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 35
  • Moodievision
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 4

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