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  • Autonomism

    Break Up or Break Out?

    Amicable Separation? Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are not attempting old-style nation-statehood: they are (and indeed, can’t help […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 14th Mar'13 7
  • Economics

    No Evictions for Bedroom Tax

    [Mike Dailly is the Principal Solicitor of Glasgow’s Govan Law Centre and is a member of the Financial […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 18th Feb'13 11
  • Referendum on Independence

    Strategies for Independence

    This Saturday a significant event is taking place in Glasgow. It’s the first coming together of a new […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Nov'12 3
  • Alex Salmond
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Oct'12 45
  • New Scotland
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Sep'12 34
  • Commentary

    Arguing for Independence

    Arguing for Independence lifts the entire debate on Scottish independence to a new intellectual level…

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 18th Sep'12 6
  • Scottish Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th Jun'12 4
  • Alex Salmond
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 3rd Apr'12 15
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Occupying a non-place

    In an exclusive new essay for Bella Caledonia, author Ewan Morrison has some critical words to say about […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 19th Mar'12 19
  • Identity

    An Awfully Big Adventure

    According to Neil Oliver the referendum will be ‘the biggest decision in 300 years’. So ca’ very canny […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 17th Feb'12 8
  • Referendum on Independence

    Why Indy Lite is Wrong

      It’s fair to say – along with the not-so-gentle student arm-twisting of a newly elected representative for […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 17th Jan'12 21
  • Basque Country

    Breaking Waves

    The Scots and the Basques are the European nations which are most likely to break away from the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 24th Nov'11 1
  • Identity

    George Gunn has left the building

    The Caithness poet and playwright, George Gunn, has often ploughed a lone furrow in the far north of […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 10th Nov'11 8
  • Anti-Capitalism

    A Freire Future for Scotland

    Scotland is pregnant with liberty and awaits deliverance.

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 7th Nov'11 6
  • Media
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Oct'11 0
  • Referendum on Independence
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Oct'11 8
  • Scottish Culture

    God versus the Gays

    A consultation on the issue of same-sex marriages and religious ceremonies for civil partnerships has been launched by […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 7th Oct'11 24
  • Identity

    ID Cards

    Earlier this month , David Tobin critiqued visions of a Post-colonial Scotland, examining the “national identity politics” which […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Oct'11 7
  • Arts & Culture

    For Scottish Democracy

    ‘Democracy’ is a term that has become tattered and bandied about, it has come to inhabit a similar […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Sep'11 1
  • Anti-Capitalism


    I’ve been involved for several months now with the Coalition of Resistance in Glasgow, an interesting development with […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 8th Sep'11 39
  • General Election 2010

    Anger Management

    At the beginning of March 2011, Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, expressed his surprise to […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Jun'11 14
  • English Culture

    Postcolonial Melancholia

    Mike Small’s Bella piece of 6 June is bang on when it describes Kevin McKenna’s Observer piece of […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Jun'11 22
  • Anti-Capitalism

    North and South, Ecology and Justice

    With neoliberalism on a down slope and a new era of South-South cooperation dawning, this is the most […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 17th May'11 0
  • Media

    Stop the Facebook Purge!

    We demand the reinstatement of all the political Facebook accounts blocked in the run-up to the royal wedding, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Apr'11 6
  • Scottish Culture

    All is Not Lost

    It is important to identify this development in order to juxtapose it to the traditional structures and institutions […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 19th Mar'11 28
  • International

    The Struggle in Wisconsin

    Events are still unfolding in Wisconsin, and may yet escalate further. But we can already draw some conclusions […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 14th Mar'11 1
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