independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Innovation

    Our Power Energy

    A new energy supply company has been launched which aims to cut millions of pounds from bills in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities. Over […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Nov'15 0
  • Innovation

    Buy Less Be More #Scotland101

    Scotland101 – our series of extracts from Commonweal’s Book of Ideas.  #90 Set out a National Deconsumerisation Strategy Me-first economics has created a cycle of work-to-consume. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Sep'15 13
  • Innovation

    Scotland 101

    Today Commonweal launches it’s Book of Ideas. Here’s what it’s about: “The focus of this book is simple. There’s a Scottish election in May 2016 which […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Sep'15 8
  • Innovation
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Jun'15 11
  • Innovation

    The Atlas of Productivity

    Graham Hogg from research and design collective, Lateral North, introduces ‘Scotland : An Atlas of Productivity’. This is the first dedicated atlas of Scotland since […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Nov'14 8
  • 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 22nd Jan'13 1
  • Innovation

    Carbeth Hutters are on the move!

    In Alaska, I’m told, folk can walk off into the forests and just build themselves a cabin. In Brazil, the Landless Workers’ Movement occupies unused […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Nov'12 15
  • Identity

    The Positive Case for the Union

    It’s Back! By popular demand! In a Bella exclusive we can unveil the POSITIVE CASE FOR THE UNION! Having waited years for Darling, Lamont or […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 5th Jul'12 28
  • Environmental Justice
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st May'12 9
  • Economics

    Remodelling Scottish Citizenship

    By Jamie Brown Scotland will soon have the chance to become an independent nation or possibly the option of having more control of it’s own […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 15th Nov'11 5
  • Holyrood 2011

    Cyber Brits and Fish & Chips

    Poor Iain Gray’s parting shot was odd. Mr Gray warned his future replacement: “You will be attacked, you will be smeared, you will be lied […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Nov'11 49
  • Arts & Culture

    No More Bling on the Bone

    Opening Kandinsky in Govan: Art, Spirituality, and the Future, at the Pearce Institute, curator Alastair McIntosh cited Damien Hirst’s piece ‘For the Love of God’ […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 30th Oct'11 3
  • Commentary

    Ideas Fightback

    Even while Scotland is rejecting right-wing policies at the polls and the mainstream of Scottish politics is walking away from these agendas, still they are […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th Aug'11 10
  • Innovation


    From the people at D8: Scottish people have a long history of innovation. You name it, we invented it. Yes, everything (almost). Admittedly, it’s been […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 7th Apr'11 2

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