independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Media

    BBC Scotland is a Showstopper

    There’s much to be celebrated in todays announcement from the BBC about a dedicated channel BBC Scotland: “Compared to 2015/16, this means we will be […]

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    Mike Small 22nd Feb'17 33
  • Postcard

    Degrowth, Steam Trains and K-Punk

    Bella Postcard: our weekly series of micro blogs, a (very) random ‘best of the web’. Like a bit of heavyweight “degrowth” analysis? Eleanor Finley from […]

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    21st Feb'17 1
  • Commentary

    Remembering Paddy Bort 1954-2017

    “So shocked and grieved to hear this. A grand European, a kindliest counsellor, a wise and merry man in so many countries. We all came to […]

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    Christopher Harvie 21st Feb'17 0
  • International

    Looking for Peace in Jerusalem

    So in a week I’m sixty five, my God how did that happen? And I’m here a bald OAP living in a hostel in a Jerusalem […]

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    Maxwell MacLeod 21st Feb'17 6
  • Arts & Culture

    I Still Believe in Miracles

    On Sunday 100 protestors gathered at Inverleith House in Edinburgh to challenge what has been described as a work of cultural and civic vandalism – the […]

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    Mike Small 20th Feb'17 1
  • Media

    The Joy of Six

    The cancellation of the Scottish Six broadcast is the end of one of Scotland’s longest-running media sagas. It’s an issue that used to be a […]

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    Mike Small 19th Feb'17 27
  • Commentary

    Of Blair and Brexit

    Judging by the response so far in the newspapers and online, Tony Blair’s attempt at intervention on Friday morning in the headlong rush to Full […]

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    Peter Arnott 19th Feb'17 24
  • Commentary
    Alf Baird 18th Feb'17 129
  • Music

    Impulse Mixtape

    The third of our new weekly mixtapes for your weekend. This week from Halina Rifai from @glasgowpodcart. Check out Leo Condie’s here and the Barrastinian’s […]

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    Halina Rifai 17th Feb'17 0
  • New Yes

    Journey to Yes #3

    The next in the series by Phantom Power featuring people who have changed their minds since 2014. Caroline is a business woman who lives in […]

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    Phantom Power 17th Feb'17 13
  • Media
    Simon Brooke 17th Feb'17 26
  • International

    Trump Turns it Up

    “Political chaos is connected with the decay of language” said the bragaddocious George Orwell. It’s difficult to keep pace with the craziness but one shining […]

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    Mike Small 17th Feb'17 1
  • Commentary

    Journey to Yes #2

    The second in the Phantom Power series looking at people who have moved from No to Yes. Daniel – a Dundee based engineer originally from […]

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    16th Feb'17 4

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