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  • Media

    Wrapping Paper Fury

    “Follow the money”, as the saying goes. “Hit them where it hurts” goes another. Stop Funding Hate takes these wise slogans and has turned them […]

    21st Nov'17 3
  • Commentary

    Scotland and the New North

    As the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) move from London to Amsterdam and Paris, and Labour vote to leave the […]

    21st Nov'17 5
  • Commentary

    On Govanhill

    Mhairi Hunter (Councillor, Southside Central ward, Glasgow) attempts to bring some balance and focus to the coverage of Govanhill. Last week the Times published a story […]

    21st Nov'17 11
  • Media
    20th Nov'17 3
  • Brexit

    On Gove, Brexit and Northern Ireland

    [View the story ” Michael Gove and Northern Ireland” on Storify]

    19th Nov'17 1
  • Austerity Britain
    19th Nov'17 12
  • Commentary

    Get Me Out of Here

    Kezia Dugdale’s decision to go on I’m a Celebrity timed the day the party announces its new leader, might seem a career-ending last hurrah (joined […]

    Mike Small 18th Nov'17 13
  • Commentary

    These (Offshore) Islands

    The latest post from the unintentionally hilarious These Islands project, is, well, unintentionally hilarious. Packed with the great and the good, the project is an […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'17 13
  • Industrial Action

    Solidarity with BiFab

    “An inspiring example of workers taking their power back and demonstrates continuing capacity of trade unions to set political agenda.” GMB Scotland regional organiser Hazel […]

    17th Nov'17 6
  • Commentary

    Prizewinning Performance

    The annual black tie back-slapping event of the year for Scotland’s political and media class is over. Kezia Dugdale was awarded the Debater of the […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'17 3
  • Environmental Justice

    A Coca-Cola Christmas

    A truckload of plastic enters the ocean every minute. Coca-Cola produce an estimated 110 billion plastic bottles a year. We produced more plastic in the […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'17 1
  • Arts & Culture

    Think of Scotland

    Think of Scotland by Martin Parr, reviewed by Frank McElhinney Martin Parr’s new photo-book Think of Scotland is a catalogue of clichés. The book contains […]

    Frank McElhinney 16th Nov'17 8
  • Commentary
    George Monbiot 16th Nov'17 2

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