‘Love Life’ is Bella’s Agony Aunt column by Jamie Heckert… because the personal is political and the ‘state we’re in’ is complicated. See here for more background. Dear Jamie, I’ve been reading your column from the beginning and I still… Read More ›
Archive for November 2011
Two Scottish community renewable energy projects have teamed up to
make a St. Andrew’s Day appeal for support. The two projects – one
from Edinburgh and the other from Strathpeffer in the Highlands – have
chosen Scotland’s national day to appeal for online votes to help them
win funding from the Energyshare fund.
Robert Thurman talk entitled: Cool Revolution and the Age of Wisdom. This is engaged Buddhist activism covering analysis of the problems that led to the frustration that fuel the Occupy Movement, the importance of compassion and non-violence as the basis… Read More ›
The up side to austerity is the realisation of the worthless con that is material greed on which the house of cards of collapsing economies rely.
By Paul Flannery As politicians are eager to engage with the electorate through twitter, discussing everything from the mundane and trivial to matters of great importance, I expected some sort of reaction when on Thursday 17th November the Scottish Government… Read More ›
‘The Executive needs to take a leaf out of Scotland’s anti-sectarian book. Tackling Northern Ireland’s shame requires a robust, thought-out policy with coherent objectives and political will.’
Geographer David Harvey addresses London’s Occupy Movement (thanks to Gordon Asher):
We now inhabit a time when no-one really trusts the instrumental logic of politicians or de facto monopolies, however much everyday life obliges them to go through the motions of doing so.
Is it really enough to say ‘but we’d lose our place at the top table’ if what we do with that place at the top table is reduce worker’s rights and veto a Tobin Tax?
By Gerry Hassan Scottish political debate is characterised and marred by a host of difficult divides and fractures. There is anti-Nationalist Labour hatred; the rage of the so-called ‘cybernats’; and a widespread, almost national sport of anti-Toryism. All of these… Read More ›
Scotland is pregnant with liberty and awaits deliverance.
If Scotland becomes Independent, suddenly, Northern Ireland is a constitutional Nobody’s Child.
Would Scotland be better without the Old Firm? Scott Hill argues it is imperative that they remain within their homeland.
by Kevin Williamson Stocks and shares are tumbling this morning and all because banks, foreign governments and the EC controllers in Brussels pour scorn on the idea of the Greek people having any say on an economic crisis they had… Read More ›