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  • Commentary
    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 1st Dec'13 2
  • New Scotland

    Liberty for Scotland: the Next Steps

    As the date of the vote for the Scottish Referendum stands firmly on the horizon, John Kay addresses the concrete steps that would need to […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 1st Aug'13 9
  • Alex Salmond
    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 1st Aug'13 2
  • Arts & Culture

    Against Scottish Wildness

    I’ll say it upfront and get it out of the way: I’ve never had much time for John Muir. He has become one of Scotland’s […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 17th Jul'13 58
  • Autonomism

    It’s Democracy Stupid

    One of the most telling phrases in modern politics, “It’s the economy, stupid”, was coined by a strategist within Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign office […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 7th Jun'13 11
  • Economics

    Escher Politics

    Under pressure from those who feel soiled by sharing a platform with the Tories (though oddly feel no problem in them running our country with […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 13th May'13 10
  • Generation Y

    SCOTLAND 3.0

    This is the first of a series of extracts from Scotland’s Road to Socialism – Time to Choose, edited by Gregor Gall and published by […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 9th May'13 3
  • Autonomism
    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 6th May'13 1
  • Identity

    On the Road

    One of the favourite refrains of the Scottish right is that Scotland’s centre of political gravity does not, as socialists and nationalists like to insist, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 2nd May'13 5
  • Alex Salmond

    The Irn Lady

    As Jimmy Reid famously said, he didn’t leave the Labour Party – the Labour Party left him. This is a week where that statement echoed […]

    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 only to pay witness to the continuity […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 19th Apr'13 14
  • New Scotland

    Young Hearts

    Support for independence has gained ground for the first time in over a year, according to a new IPSOS Mori Scottish Public Opinion Monitor. The […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 13th Feb'13 15
  • Commentary

    Culloden via Tesco?

    A preview of Unstated: Writers on Scottish Independence, ed. Scott Hames This book (which I think and hope will enliven the whole debate) started in […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Dec'12 11
  • Commentary

    The Seven Wonders

    Scotland’s Stories: Imagining and Making Our Own Collective Future Scotland’s future is about greater self-government but at the same time it has to be about […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st Dec'12 3
  • Events
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Nov'12 30

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