In collaboration with Newsnet Scotland we have commissioned a series of articles looking forward to the year ahead in Scotland: Hopes and Visions 2011. Read the first of these on how to make Holyrood work as a more dynamic parliament by… Read More ›
Archive for December 2010
By Mark Engler Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. That, in a nutshell, is my standard of celebrity activism done right. Ineffective celebrity activists…well, they do all sorts of… Read More ›
Six in a parliament should be remembered over four in a bed. Telling truth to power should be remembered over telling lies in court.
It is not too much to say that the Calman income tax proposals could become Labour’s very own Poll Tax in Scotland.
Thanks to Murdo for this from THE Captain SKA…”Liberal values at the heart of British Government”
Thanks to Troops Out for this: In a national broadcast exclusive interview world-renowned political dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speaks about the release of more than 250,000 secret U.S. State Department cables by WikiLeaks. In 1971, Chomsky helped government whistleblower… Read More ›
The Lip Dub for Independence is a self-evidently powerful demonstration of national solidarity intended to reach out to the world to let it know that Catalonia has survived as a nation despite Castilian efforts to suppress it and oppress it.