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  • International

    War is Coming

    Today we publish the first of our series of ebooks. “The rotting sore of Iraq, the spreading fires of Syria, the disaster of Libya are […]

    27th Apr'16 6
  • Commentary

    The Department of Work and Pensions

    It’s a sad day for BHS, asset-stripped by Sir Philip Green of hundreds of millions of pounds. There will be thousands of redundancies and a much larger […]

    Mike Small 26th Apr'16 11
  • Refugee Crisis

    The 3000

    In May 1937 3000 child refugees from the Spanish Civil War arrived in UK – here’s some photos of first days at North Stoneham Camp. […]

    Mike Small 26th Apr'16 12
  • English Culture
    Mike Small 25th Apr'16 47
  • Film and Animation

    Nowt so Queer as Folk

    There’s nowt so queer as ‘folk’: is the word folk useful anymore? by Jamie Chambers. The Folk Film Gathering – the world’s first folk film […]

    Jamie Chambers 25th Apr'16 4
  • Media
    Mike Small 22nd Apr'16 13
  • Scots

    A daith in Dundee, a wake in Glesgae

    Seturday last wis an unco black dey fir Tayside. It bore witness tae the burial, efter lang an humiliatin illness, o a pillar o the […]

    22nd Apr'16 21
  • Commentary

    Futurama at Holyrood

    We want to be taken care of. We want to be included. See all that “cradle to the grave” stuff that Tories so despise that […]

    Peter Arnott 22nd Apr'16 83
  • International

    All the Lost Wars

    The first of our series of ebooks, War is Coming launches at the Voodoo Rooms next week. Book your tickets here. The book charts the […]

    Gordon Guthrie 22nd Apr'16 2
  • Commentary

    New Life

    Sturgeon’s baby boxes will enliven the case for independence, writes Sarah Busby. “You’re from Scotland?” said the thirty-something woman I sat next to in a […]

    Sarah Busby 21st Apr'16 43
  • Media
    Mike Small 21st Apr'16 14
  • Commentary

    Reasons for Abolishing the Monarchy

    It’s a complete waste of money. With an estimated annual bill to the taxpayer of £300m, the Queen and her family cost over 100 times more […]

    Mike Small 21st Apr'16 68
  • Holyrood 2016

    SNP Manifesto for the Future

    Despite the slightly toe-curling Presidential style of the SNP 2016 campaign, there is much to be commended in today’s SNP manifesto. The vast arena of […]

    Mike Small 20th Apr'16 81

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