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  • Commentary

    Hopeful Things

    During the course of a meandering journey, Paul Tritschler asks whether contemplation has a role to play in socialist morality and activism. Abandoning religion wasn’t […]

    Paul Tritschler 4th Jun'17 10
  • Media

    Start Making Sense

    Paul Mason discusses Donald Trump’s disastrous tour of Europe with The Nation magazine and its impact on European relations, defence and future politics.  

    3rd Jun'17 0
  • Film and Animation

    Journey to Yes 14 – Farming

    Hilary and Carey are organic farmers in South Lanark who voted No in 2014 and are now passionate Yes supporters. They are amongst 67,000 people […]

    3rd Jun'17 1
  • Media
    Luke Devlin 2nd Jun'17 3
  • Scots
    Rachel Mackay 2nd Jun'17 14
  • Media

    Echo and Narcissus

    This Saturday we have a treat for you. It’s the last weekend before the General Election and our print magazine – Bella #4 – is […]

    Mike Small 2nd Jun'17 8
  • Environmental Justice

    Paris Texas

    As news dawns that President Trump is a stupid and as venal as we all thought he was, the responses to his latest bout of […]

    Mike Small 2nd Jun'17 10
  • Hot Takes GE17

    The Brexit Election

    Peter Arnott reads the runes with a week to go. What is so very strange about the way the “Brexit Election” has gone is that […]

    Peter Arnott 2nd Jun'17 2
  • Hot Takes GE17

    Do you believe in Father Christmas?

    “You can only deliver Brexit if you believe in Brexit”  Theresa May has told us, which is interesting given she didn’t believe in Brexit until […]

    Mike Small 1st Jun'17 10
  • Environmental Justice

    Frack This

    You only have the rest of today to submit your views on fracking.  You can add your name via the quick form here: Or submit your […]

    Patrick Scott Hogg 31st May'17 6
  • Arts & Culture

    I am Not a Gay Writer

    Few plays are as raw as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The great American playwright Edward Albee’s 1962 magnum opus is over three hours long, […]

    David Kelly 31st May'17 3
  • General Election 2017

    Ruth Davidson is Toast

    Ruth Davidson is a duplicitous politician and when her party fails big after this wildly-incompetent grasping farce of a campaign she will be left exposed […]

    Mike Small 31st May'17 33
  • Hot Takes GE17

    The Battle for No 10

    At one point in last night’s awful #BattleforNo10 experience, the artist formerly known as Strong and Stable uttered the immortal lines, with teeth and fists […]

    Mike Small 30th May'17 25
  • Music

    Foot Stompin’

    Here’s a great new podcast from Hands Up for Trad featuring the Elephant Sessions, Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente, Saltfishforty, Karine Polwart, Peter Mallan, Ross […]

    30th May'17 0

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