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  • Commentary
    Robert J Somynne 12th Aug'16 30
  • Left

    Death of Certainty, New Hope Rising

    We live in a historical moment marked by deep and profound ideological and social flux. If you are unconvinced by this, just think back ten […]

    Jonathon Shafi 17th Aug'15 6
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Occupying a non-place

    In an exclusive new essay for Bella Caledonia, author Ewan Morrison has some critical words to say about the direction taken by the global Occupy […]

    Ewan Morrison 19th Mar'12 19
  • Identity

    Take Caledonia

    ‘Stop the World – Scotland wants to get on!’ said Winnie Ewing after winning Hamilton for the SNP in 1967. As revolutionary action sweeps the […]

    Mike Small 18th Feb'11 18
  • Left

    Huff Puff Enough?

    How does it feel – as an occasional Huff Post Blogger who knew there would never be any payment involved – to observe the whole […]

    Mike Small 11th Feb'11 7
  • Left

    Lennon vs Bono

    Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. That, in a nutshell, is my standard of […]

    Mark Engler 27th Dec'10 2
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Jimmy Reid: Scottish Socialist

    “I believe in socialism. I believe it will become abundantly clear that globalisation driven by multi-national corporations will be a disaster. I think there will […]

    Mike Small 11th Aug'10 4
  • Left

    Independently Minded

    We need a new media this new year: there’s an urgent need to find better ways to communicate together in the year ahead to build […]

    Pat Kane 6th Jan'10 4
  • Antifascism

    Britain & Freedom

    Our friend Tom Griffin argues that Anthony Barnett’s piece on the BNP and the BBC is the best he’s seen so far, and certainly Barnett […]

    Tom Griffin 21st Oct'09 4
  • Left

    The Critical Community

    In the wake of the most recent failure of will in Bali, its interesting to see who’s co-ordinating disinformation on the environment here in the […]

    Mike Small 3rd Jan'08 9
  • Editorial

    Democracy 2.0

    On the night of Scotland’s greatest sporting achievement, I watched Scotland defeat World Cup finalists France in a bar in Burntisland. Due to the Sky […]

    Mike Small 20th Nov'07 2

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