Scotland's 5th Estate


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    Power 2010

    Power 2010 is a new project, ‘a unique campaign to give everyone the chance to have a say in how our democracy works for us..’ […]

    Mike Small 3rd Dec'09 1
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    Mike Small 2nd Dec'09 0
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    Simon Mann

    This entry below is from Craig Murray (who is back blogging after a healthy pause) on the recently release of  Simon  Mann. The only addition […]

    Craig Murray 9th Nov'09 0
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    Hold the Lions

    Guest columnist Ray Bell reflects on the political importance of sporting propaganda and asks: “What one thing does hold the Lions together?  A vague Victorian […]

    Ray Bell 30th Jun'09 0
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    Growing Pains

    An interesting piece by Elaine C Smith, Convenor of the Scottish Independence Convention in the impressively re-designed (but oddly static?) online version of Red Pepper. For […]

    Elaine C Smith 25th Nov'08 0
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    The Case for Cornwall

    “Britain* is divided into four parts; whereof one is inhabited by Englishmen, the other by Scots, the third by Welshmen, and the fourth by Cornish […]

    Ray Bell 3rd Apr'08 13
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    Troops Oot

    I recently engaged Angus Macleod, Scottish Political Editor of the Times about why they still referred to the ‘Scottish Executive’ when no such body existed. […]

    Mike Small 21st Mar'08 3
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    Mike Small 5th Dec'07 2

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