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  • Interview

    Unsubmissive France

    We should know by now that nothing is for certain in politics. We are living in an era of massive change. The high water mark […]

    Jonathon Shafi 14th Apr'17 3
  • Interview

    A Nasty Piece of Work

    Boris Johnson faces a proper journalist for a change. If you haven’t seen this classic interview with Eddie Mair you should watch it now. It […]

    14th Jul'16 25
  • Interview

    Interview with Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

    In an interview with Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh we discussed Women for Indy, the Yes movement, gender and religion, online abuse and political journeys. *** PLEASE GO HERE […]

    Mike Small 1st Jun'16 9
  • Interview
    Mike Small 19th Mar'16 19
  • Interview

    Owen Jones meets Mhairi Black

    We had hoped to interview Mhairi as part of our series, but we couldn’t make it happen, so instead we are re-posting this interview by […]

    18th Mar'16 8
  • Interview

    Bella interviews Alex Salmond

    We kick-off the first of a series of interviews in the run-up to the Holyrood elections discussing Brexit, the indyref, the oil figures and the […]

    Mike Small 17th Mar'16 42
  • Interview

    Bella Interview with Paul Mason

    We interviewed Paul Mason the day he came to the Edinburgh Book Festival about his book Post Capitalism: a Guide to Your Future and his […]

    Mike Small 1st Sep'15 38
  • Interview
    28th Jul'15 10
  • Interview

    Independent Futures

    In the run up to RIC 2014 and in the aftermath of the idea of the Yes Alliance apparently folding, we’ll be discussing strategies for […]

    Lesley Riddoch 15th Nov'14 36
  • Commentary
    24th Oct'14 4
  • Interview

    Dismantling the British State

    Exclusive interview for Bella Caledonia with Tariq Ali prior to his double-lecture this week in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

    Mike Small 10th Mar'14 20
  • Interview

    Generation X

    In the first of our interview series featuring young people and their views on the new Scotland, this by student journalist Sean Martin (@smarti51) He’s […]

    Sean Martin 29th Jan'14 5
  • Commentary

    Chomsky on Self-Determination

      Prof Noam Chomsky, author of “Occupy”, is a linguist, philosopher and political activist who has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1955. […]

    Iain Robson 7th Oct'13 8
  • International

    Manga Scot

    Sean Michael Wilson is from Edinburgh but now lives in Japan where he creates comics. You can read his blog here. Bella tracked him down […]

    Mike Small 4th Dec'11 4

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