independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Women

    Doing Politics Differently?

    Early this year the Scottish government backed down on plans to build a new ‘super-prison’ for female offenders. Though Scottish Labour, late to the party, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Oct'15 3
  • Women

    Trust Scotland with Abortion Law

    The opposition to devolving abortion legislation to Holyrood has been both insulting to Scotland and ill-informed. The implicit reasoning behind this opposition (apart from knee-jerk […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th Jul'15 21
  • Women
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 7th Mar'15 8
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    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Feb'15 6
  • Women

    EFI Statement on Women’s Prison

    Edinburgh Women for Independence call for campaign to halt building of huge new women’s prison. “At their meeting on 17 December 2015 Women for Independence […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 23rd Dec'14 3
  • Women
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 4th Dec'14 4
  • Film and Animation

    Elaine C Smith on the Referendum

    Elaine C Smith on security, futures and gender and why an independent Scotland can be force for a new creative empowerment …

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Aug'14 1
  • Women

    Eat Your Cereal

      I’m actually starting to wonder who Better Together actually are. If I close my eyes and let my brain go a little skewiff (the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Aug'14 39
  • Commentary

    On Shame, Both Personal and Political

    Janice Galloway has written a brilliant essay in support of Scotland’s political self-determination, exposing the connection between shame and the denial of dignity and power. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Aug'14 7
  • Women
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Aug'14 0
  • Women

    Why Women Should Vote Yes

    There are many strong arguments for independence and I have been a life-long supporter of it. However, there is one argument worth emphasising that could […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 15th Jul'14 7
  • Women

    Jeane Freeman and Isobel Lindsay

    Two great talks from two leaders of the indy movement and driving forces behind Women for Independence. Jean Freeman on her journey to Yes from […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Jun'14 3
  • Women

    Sophie’s World

    The Better Together lobby have a new campaign to “target 300,000 female swing voter all across Scotland” with a letter from a 19 year old […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 31st May'14 75
  • Women


    Amongst all the doom and gloom about the far-right, there are some inspiring examples from around Europe, like Sweden’s new feminist party F!

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 26th May'14 3
  • Women

    Wean’s World

    When my children were young I never had time to read columns like this, I was like many women simply getting through each day surviving. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 11th Apr'14 7

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