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  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Daibhidh Rothach 29th Apr'16 2
  • Identity

    Not nationality but language

    Like most people with an interest in ‘the language question,’ I welcome the sudden growth in awareness since the referendum. It’s great that we’re having […]

    Scott Hames 19th Feb'16 151
  • Identity
    Alistair Livingston 8th Nov'15 16
  • Identity

    Burns Nicht

    By Daibhidh Rothach “Well, I know he wrote something about pomp and ceremony being bad, but how about we celebrate him every year with some […]

    24th Jan'15 33
  • Identity

    The Saltire and the Union Jack

    Living in a Border County with Northern Ireland as a neighbour I am regularly reminded of the importance of flags and emblems in that part […]

    Phil Mac Giolla Bhain 25th Sep'14 79
  • Identity

    Who Wants to be Comfortably Numb?

    2014 has fundamentally transformed me. I didn’t expect it. This time last year, Scottish independence was something I barely thought about. Struggling to balance long […]

    Susan J 14th Sep'14 11
  • Commentary

    Glasgow’s Games

      As a Commonwealth Cynic I have to admit to a certain pre-Games bah-humbag grumpiness, perhaps fuelled by the whiff of empire-past, the Jaconelli story, the […]

    Mike Small 3rd Aug'14 17
  • Identity

    The Ethnic Card

    Recently I’ve noticed a strange duality in people whom I suspect of being closet racists: enthusiastically, and on occasion completely out of context, they proclaim […]

    Gavin Falconer 20th Jun'14 20
  • Identity

    Open Community in the New Scotland?

    Angela Haggerty on the need for diversity and openness in the Yes campaign as a reflection of the wider aspiration for a diverse and multicultural […]

    Angela Haggerty 18th Jun'14 95
  • Identity
    Mike Small 4th Jun'14 15
  • Identity
    Thomas Coles 15th May'14 15
  • Identity

    The Cause: Independence and Identity

    In late 2012, Writer and Broadcaster Billy Kay produced and presented a major series for  BBC Radio Scotland on the history of Scottish nationalism.  It […]

    Mike Small 24th Apr'14 9
  • Identity
    Andy Wightman 24th Apr'14 20
  • Identity

    ‘Ethnic’ Cleanse

    According to the Herald journalist David Torrance he is an ‘ethnic nationalist’. To the composer James Macmillan he is a ‘Blood Scot nationalist’ and ‘motivated […]

    Alan Bissett 16th Apr'14 39

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