independence – autonomy – self-determination

  • Commentary

    Ultimo Democracy

    ‘Our’ democratic 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 2
  • 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 34
  • 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 29
  • Moodievision
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 4
  • Commentary

    The Case for Nationalising Oil

    For the Holyrood elections the left should focus on what is achievable within the confines of devolution but point to what could be achieved across […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Aug'15 31
  • Commentary

    Yes Meet Jez

    Much space in the newspaper comment pages has been given over to speculation about what a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party would mean for Scotland’s independence […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Aug'15 25
  • Arts & Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th Aug'15 8
  • #Indyref2

    RISE Now

    The phenomenon of people arguing that voting SNP is the answer to all and every problem in the universe is becoming commonplace. There’s also been […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th Aug'15 48
  • New Scotland
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Aug'15 114
  • Austerity Britain
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 22nd Aug'15 52
  • Arts & Culture

    Cultural Leadership

    For those who have been responding to the Liz Lochhead Gutter interview with ‘nothing to see here / move along’ responses, this is informative. Directors […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Aug'15 62
  • Civil Liberties
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Aug'15 17
  • Commentary

    Important Update from the Orkney4

    When the Secretary of State for Scotland leaked a memo during the 2015 election campaign, this isn’t how it was meant to play out. Because […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 20th Aug'15 34
  • Media

    Houston We Have a Problem

    Rangers supporters representative Craig Houston has been caught posting homophobic abuse at former Hibernian midfielder Scott Allan after the youngster signed for city rivals Celtic. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 20th Aug'15 55
  • Arts & Culture

    Beyond Cringe

    Is Liz Lochhead a racist? In his column in The Times today, former deputy editor at Scotland on Sunday Kenny Farquharson thinks so, comparing her to […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 20th Aug'15 69

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