In collaboration with Newsnet Scotland we have commissioned a series of articles looking forward to the year ahead in Scotland: Continue reading
By Mark Engler Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. Continue reading
Six in a parliament should be remembered over four in a bed. Telling truth to power should be remembered over telling lies in court.
This from John Butler a Glasgow based digital animator. John is fascinated by ‘the long war’ between humans and finance, which he sees Continue reading
It is not too much to say that the Calman income tax proposals could become Labour’s very own Poll Tax in Scotland.
By Mhairi McGregor The papers are snowtastic this weekend, informing us helpfully that it’s er, been snowing. It had passed Continue reading
By Gerry Mooney and Lynn Hancock We are living in the deepest recession and economic crisis since the 1930s, yet Continue reading
By Andrew Hardie Below we show an interview with Jody McIntyre, a disabled protestor who was attacked by the police. Continue reading
By Mike Small You won’t be able to read this article. The whole country’s ‘going gaelic’. It will be compulsory Continue reading
by Mike Small In the week that the Tory-Liberals have signed the death-knell for democratic access to higher education in Continue reading
By The Heckler On 29 October 1795, George III was on his way to open Parliament, when his carriage was Continue reading
Wikileaks Julian Assange interviewed on TED by Chris Anderson, very good background on the project, how it works and a Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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.
By Peter Thomson What to do? – as my Nepali friends would say. Sitting here in SW Scotland, dogs around Continue reading
By Joe Middleton In a way, Christmas has come early this year. After all, every year we have “White Christmas”, Continue reading
By Mike Small The Guardian matters in a way that few other newspapers do. It’s got history, gravitas and crucially Continue reading