This year sees the thirtieth anniversary of the Peace Camp outside Faslane Nuclear Submarine Base on the Gare Loch.
Archive for April 2012
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I suppose he needs to campaign on something solid – Barclays bikes and the likeable clown-toff strategies of yesteryear will probably not withstand another election. In amongst his economic campaign he is indirectly reigniting the question of Scottish Independence and provincial economic inequality …
“The Scots are the very bastards of creation.” John Wilkes, the great English radical, reformer, and 18th Century Member of Parliament for Middlesex “The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England.”… Read More ›
Here’s the full transcript of Business Insider’s interview with Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who has been President of Iceland since 1996, and announced last month he would be running for a fifth term. In it he explains how he had the balls… Read More ›
In the second of our ‘Poetry on trial’ essays – culled from the excellent Cut Out and Keep blog (now part of Fuselit website) – English poet Jon Stone looks at poetry’s three great warring tribes and questions whether the… Read More ›
We’re asking all fans to support the statement: “If Rangers #newco are allowed back to the SPL immediately I will officially stop attending SPL football matches.” Put it on facebook and fans forums and twitter.
This thoughtful provocative essay by poet George Gunn asks some timely questions on the whys and wherefores of modern poetry, and asks whether there is a socialised character of poetry in Scotland that is distinct from the leanings of the… Read More ›
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As we approach the 130th anniversary of The Battle of the Braes – one of the most significant events in the history of Highland resistance to the landowning class – George Gunn revisits the continued obscenity of land ownership in… Read More ›
Scottish Independence poses the greatest existential threat to British imperialism since decolonisation…