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  • Arts & Culture

    Mapping Online Scotland

    Following the Scottish tradition of visual thinking, Bella C and collaborators will be charting online activity over the summer of 2011. Inspired by the above […]

    Mike Small 9th Apr'11 3
  • Media
    Gerry Hassan 7th Apr'11 0
  • Media

    STV Lost Leaders Debate

    Last night’s STV Leaders debate was missing much: quality production, coherent format and Patrick Harvie, leader of the Scottish Greens a party – according to […]

    Mike Small 30th Mar'11 3
  • Media

    Who are Scotland’s Fianna Fail?

    Scottish nationalists are often obsessed by the ‘unionist media’. Sometimes we are guilty of this at Bella. At times this all gets a bit tired. […]

    Mike Small 4th Mar'11 8
  • Commentary

    MayDay! MayDay for Britain!

    The primary role of the British state is to stop the nation happening, in the nation’s proper, civic, dialectical, inclusive sense – and the replacement […]

    Michael Gardiner 28th Feb'11 4
  • Media
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  • 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
  • Media

    Analyse This

    The idea that blogging was the new punk, that citizen journalism would help transform the Scottish news experience and political agenda, that the unionist grip […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jan'11 13
  • Identity

    Envisioning Real Scotland

    In collaboration with Newsnet Scotland we have commissioned a series of articles looking forward to the year ahead in Scotland: Hopes and Visions 2011. Read […]

    Pat Kane 28th Dec'10 4
  • 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
  • Media

    Solstice Sunday

      The papers are snowtastic this weekend, informing us helpfully that it’s er, been snowing. It had passed me by here in sunny Dee. But […]

    Mhairi McGregor 19th Dec'10 1
  • Direct Action

    Mobs and Monarchs

    On 29 October 1795, George III was on his way to open Parliament, when his carriage was surrounded by a crowd calling for ‘peace’, ‘bread’, […]

    The Heckler 10th Dec'10 6
  • Media

    Wikileaks 101

    Wikileaks Julian Assange interviewed on TED by Chris Anderson, very good background on the project, how it works and a sense of Assange as a […]

    Mike Small 9th Dec'10 4
  • Media

    Gruniad’s Demise

    The Guardian matters in a way that few other newspapers do. It’s got history, gravitas and crucially it cracked its online presence from the start […]

    Mike Small 1st Dec'10 8

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