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  • Commentary

    The Trouble with Corbyn

    Jeremy Corbyn has said he will be “campaigning for real change” as he prepares to take his tour of constituencies across Scotland. Of the 64 […]

    22nd Aug'17 2
  • Arts & Culture
    22nd Aug'17 1
  • Postcard

    Retro Design and Cartographic Colour

    Bella Postcard: our weekly micro blog, a (very) random ‘best of the web’ brought to you by Bonnie Gallagher. I’m bored of politics and sick […]

    22nd Aug'17 0
  • Poetry

    September 14

    Following on from Charlottesville Magi Gibson has written this anti-fascist poem remembering the events of George Square the day after the Independence Referendum. She writes about […]

    22nd Aug'17 3
  • Commentary

    On Nationalism

    The furore over the First Minister’s comments about nationalism are hugely over-played. It’s the silly season and bored journos are looking to fill pages. The […]

    21st Aug'17 11
  • Commentary


    Are you worried about the Bongs? The Daily Mail’s Deputy Political Editor John Stevens (‘Always looking for stories’) is. While some of you may be […]

    19th Aug'17 6
  • #Indyref2

    Playing Ball

    At the moment polls are still fluctuating between a small lead for independence and a small lead for staying in a rapidly failing state (I […]

    Michael Greenwell 18th Aug'17 26
  • Football
    Mike Small 18th Aug'17 1
  • Economics

    Money Myth and Magic

    It is often said that Governments have to operate just like any household budget. Governments can only spend what they can earn; where Government earnings […]

    John S Warren 18th Aug'17 7
  • Civil Liberties

    The Rise of Illiberal Democracy

    The recent “Unite the Right” march by a couple of hundred white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other right-wing extremists across the University of Virginia campus offered […]

    Henry Giroux 18th Aug'17 4
  • Commentary

    Strange Fruit

    When we wrote earlier this year of the potential for a neo-fascism to emerge out of the darkness of a Trump presidency we were ridiculed […]

    Mike Small 17th Aug'17 19
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 16th Aug'17 13
  • Events
    Tommy Sheppard 16th Aug'17 0

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