independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Identity

    Sex and Power

    Juliet Swann is a feminist & environmentalist who passionately hopes that the independence debate can change the lives of women in Scotland for the better. […]

    Juliet Swann 8th Mar'13 14
  • Arts & Culture
    Alan Bissett 7th Mar'13 11
  • Commentary

    Broken Britain

    My first ever job on leaving university was as a graduate trainee for a retail company and it involved spending time in different stores around […]

    Kate Higgins 3rd Mar'13 11
  • Commentary
    Robert Alan Jamieson 22nd Feb'13 6
  • EU membership
    Emily Macintosh 21st Feb'13 1
  • Arts & Culture

    Finding Scottish Art

    No country can afford to have its culture devalued in this way, no culture can afford to be defined as ‘out of history’. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

    Murdo Macdonald 16th Feb'13 24
  • Arts & Culture
    Scott Lavery 16th Feb'13 15
  • Commentary


    The UK is not a modern country but one fixated and permanently living in the past; that fossilised, archaic undemocratic political culture and system has […]

    Gerry Hassan 14th Feb'13 10
  • Elections

    The Democratic Deficit

    The United Kingdom is the Democratic Deficit: we are all bound by it, and we will all have to leave it. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

    Michael Gardiner 13th Feb'13 6
  • Forms of Protest

    1 Billion Rising, Scotland

    Join One Billion Rising and take part in a global strike. Join women and men you know in saying enough. Dance and show your solidarity […]

    Kate Higgins 12th Feb'13 4
  • Commentary

    We Are Northern Lights

    Love this trailer for We Are Northern Lights! which will premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival (Feb 16) The film was created from footage submitted […]

    7th Feb'13 3
  • English Culture


    Cameron’s ‘Eurovision’ is a fundamental misreading of the mood of the nation (sic). While concerns about democratic deficiency are shared across the continent, there are […]

    Mike Small 28th Jan'13 12
  • Commentary

    Celtic Connections

    Qualifying Group no. 7 for the 1988 European Championship read as follows: Republic of Ireland Bulgaria Belgium Scotland Luxembourg I bumped into Big Charlie in […]

    Chris Cairns 23rd Jan'13 72
  • Alex Salmond

    The Edwin Morgan Memorial Lecture

    On Tuesday 27 November 2012 the First Minister Alex Salmond delivered a lecture on the subject of housing and social justice. The lecture took place at […]

    22nd Jan'13 1

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