independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary

    We the People of Shetland

    AN OPEN LETTER from the pressure group “We the People of Shetland” calling on political parties in the isles to back their call for a […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th May'15 10
  • International
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th May'15 25
  • Europe

    Britain’s European Affair

    Agnieszka Karasiewicz is a European citizen living and working in Scotland. This is her response to Cameron’s referendum disenfranchisement which means that someone from Zimbabwe […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th May'15 14
  • Film and Animation

    We Are Many

    WE ARE MANY tells the untold story of the biggest protest in history ahead of the Iraq war, and how it changed the world, e.g. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th May'15 4
  • Commentary

    Confessions of a Justified Singer

    By Mike Cullen You’re driving along the motorway in a line of cars in the outside lane and everyone is doing 80 mph. Unfortunately, you’re […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th May'15 19
  • Commentary

    The White Stuff

    By Mike Small Michael White of the Guardian yesterday gave us all a master class in elite media condescension. In a piece dripping with contempt […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th May'15 67
  • Gender

    Bus Stop Birmingham Debate

    By @pastachips It’s just a bus stop advert – but the reaction to it has felt alarmingly vitriolic. The advert I’m talking about is this […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th May'15 21
  • Economics
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th May'15 6
  • Commentary

    Astonishing

    As Sir Malcolm Bruce (“He misconducted himself as a Minister”).splutters a truly dismal assessment of public office on live national radio, saying that if we […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th May'15 78
  • Media

    Alternative Media Futures?

    “If the public knew the truth about the way certain sections of the media operate, they would be absolutely horrified.” – Alastair Campbell We probably know […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th May'15 16
  • Europe

    Eurovision

    By Mike Small “What would the world’ve thought of Scotland if we’d disenfranchised English or EU migrants for #indyref?” asks the Herald’s chief reporter David […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th May'15 26
  • Commentary

    The Gummy Bear Omnishambles

    By Mike Small How have things changed in a few short months? Ireland, supposed European cradle of reactionary catholic conservatism has delivered an inspiring celebration […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th May'15 35
  • Land Ownership

    Rights on the Margin of Existence

    Cultural imperialism has become so sedimented into public and private life in Scotland; it goes largely unquestioned.  @IainMacKinnon75 investigates. “It is very encouraging to hear […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd May'15 29
  • Poetry

    Caledonian Safari

    Raymond Harris wrote this after hearing that 432 people own 50% of Scotland. You’re only an urban audience, Streets of postcode – lottery free. How […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd May'15 1
  • Land Ownership

    On SamCam, Mugabe and Rob Roy

    By Mike Small It’s not exactly a shock to discover that the pathetic Alistair Carmichael was behind the botched French Ambassador leak against Nicola Sturgeon […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 22nd May'15 24

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