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    Picture Imperfect

    In the same week as the Hillsborough Inquest finally delivered its verdict, to an outpouring of solidarity and shared celebration; the same week in which […]

    Peter Arnott 2nd May'16 44
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    Mike Small 29th Apr'16 42
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    Gerry Hassan 28th Apr'16 11
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Why the National Chef idea is a Joke

    My name is Rachel and I am a restaurant obsessive. While you may use your spare time in online lust pouring over motorbikes, cars, shoes […]

    Rachel McCormack 19th Apr'16 40
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    Dead Sharks

    The Herald this morning ran with a partisan story about the yes movement being best advised to split its vote…keep the SNP strong on the […]

    Peter Arnott 17th Apr'16 81
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    This is England

    In the first of a series of articles looking at contemporary English culture and politics in the run-up to St George’s Day 2016, Jay Griffiths […]

    Jay Griffiths 15th Apr'16 39
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    Some of you have been cruelly satirising Charles Moore’s plaintive plea from the very wealthy for a bit more understanding. They have ghettoes too you […]

    Mike Small 12th Apr'16 25
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    PFI Scotland

    The sound of chickens coming home to roost can be heard all over Edinburgh as Labour’s disastrous PFI legacy hits home leaving 9,000 children affected by […]

    Mike Small 11th Apr'16 44
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    Eat Your Cereal

    There’s something really weird going on, and its been going on for too long. The movement that was about challenging power and questioning everything – […]

    Mike Small 10th Apr'16 261
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    All Tomorrows Parties

    I just completed a three-city tour of Stockholm, Malmö and Copenhagen to connect with other citizen journalist projects. It should have some good outcomes over […]

    Mike Small 9th Apr'16 14

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