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  • Alex Salmond

    The Irn Lady

    As Jimmy Reid famously said, he didn’t leave the Labour Party – the Labour Party left him. This […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 22nd Apr'13 8
  • New Labour

    Ed in Inverness

    This is the actual speech given by Ed Milband, leader of the Labour Party. It’s worth reading, if […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 19th Apr'13 14
  • Commentary

    One Nation Under Review

    Think of how the Scottish Labour Party is conducting itself in the independence debate, and so far it’s […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 5th Feb'13 10
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Korea Suicide

    A Letter from Pyongyang …

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 10th Oct'12 7
  • New Labour

    Boss Class Miserabilism

    “Scotland cannot be the only ‘something for nothing’ country in the world.” – Johann  Lamont The likelihood is […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 30th Sep'12 19
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Once Again We Will Be Left

      “All fixed, fast frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions, are swept […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 31st Jul'12 3
  • Arts & Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st Jul'12 9
  • New Labour

    Candy Floss Unionism

    Isobel Lindsay on behalf of the Scottish Independence Convention comments on UK Labour leader Ed Milliband’s speech today […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 11th Jun'12 2
  • New Labour

    Bambi Saves the Union

    Tony Blair’s considerable political skills have been put to great use since he resigned as Prime Minister. Since […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 22nd May'12 16
  • Alex Salmond

    A Dysfunctional Union

    Gordon Brown was the last Scottish Prime Minister of the UK. Ever. Even if we do not win […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th May'12 18
  • Identity

    Green Day

    “Where do you stand on dog turds?” The question was asked in all seriousness at a local hustings. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 5th May'12 7
  • New Labour

    Back to the Future

    Scotland on Sunday’s story about the loss to Scotland of the protective arm of M15 around our shoulder […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st May'12 11
  • Alex Salmond

    Max Headroom

    Scottish Independence poses the greatest existential threat to British imperialism since decolonisation…

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Apr'12 6
  • Alex Salmond

    The Bain Principle

    This image is brought to you by Scotland Says Yes. This week saw the leak of a document […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 31st Mar'12 4
  • Identity

    For the Record

    The extraordinary outburst against Joan McAlpine’s first column for the Daily Record has exposed a fault-line in Scottish […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 6th Mar'12 61
  • Alex Salmond

    Jammy Smears

      Before May 2011, no unionist (other than Wendy Alexander perhaps) had any inclination for Scotland to hold […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 5th Mar'12 12
  • Alex Salmond

    Devo Shsh

    After months of demanding a referendum that is simple, clear and transparent. David Cameron has suggested a process […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 20th Feb'12 16
  • New Labour

    Let Glasgow Flourish

    It’s a common – and often justified – complaint that Scotland’s mainstream media outlets focus disproportionately on Glasgow […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 10th Feb'12 15
  • New Labour

    Labour for Independence

    Under what conditions – say, the next 24 months leading up to the most important political event in […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 10th Feb'12 14
  • Identity

    The Case for English Independence

    The British are meant to be content with the spectacles and dramas laid on for them. In the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 8th Feb'12 0
  • New Labour

    You’re History

    Let’s stop living in a past that only half-existed.

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 1st Feb'12 40
  • Alex Salmond

    May You Live In Interesting Times

    What exactly did David cameron think he was doing?

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 13th Jan'12 8
  • Alex Salmond

    The Union: A Journey into the Unknown

    Politicians, commentators and posters have in recent months urged Unionists to make their positive case for the Union. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 10th Jan'12 14
  • New Labour

    Letter to Johann

    Dear Johann Congratulations on your victory. If you’re to dispel the notion that Scottish Labour leaders have steadily […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 18th Dec'11 7
  • New Labour

    Loves Labour Lost

    Last night was the night for Labour hustings (which Bella sadly missed), and it’s a subject which we’ve […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 22nd Nov'11 13
  • New Labour

    Independence and the Left

    A recent Guardian editorial (23/10/11) claimed that the United Kingdom was ‘sleepwalking’ towards a break up of the union. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 10th Nov'11 6
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