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  • Events

    Thomas Muir Lecture 2017

    “I have devoted myself to the cause of the people. It is a good cause. It shall ultimately prevail. It shall finally triumph”. (Thomas Muir spoken […]

    Mike Small 10th Jul'17 1
  • WMD

    Labour Built the Bomb

    After a treaty banning nuclear weapons is approved at UN backed by 122 countries, Bill Ramsay examines the implications for Scottish and wider UK politics. […]

    Bill Ramsay 10th Jul'17 1
  • Brexit

    Purposeful Stupidity

    Watching Theresa May’s latest desperate grasp for power, as the prospects for Brexit look more and more dire, it becomes obvious that the Brexit experience […]

    Mike Small 10th Jul'17 7
  • Commentary

    Wild Land

    Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm […]

    Mike Small 10th Jul'17 24
  • Commentary

    Colonel Flustered

      The sense of entitlement is palpable. The shock at the temporary puncture of the media bubble that has protected Ruth Davidson is obvious. The […]

    Mike Small 9th Jul'17 12
  • Film and Animation
    Liz Thomson 8th Jul'17 4
  • Brexit

    From Hamburg to Warsaw

    The once powerful United States of America are aligning themselves with the values and policies of Putin’s Russia. We should be alarmed not by secret […]

    Mike Small 8th Jul'17 17
  • Referendum on Independence

    Indyref Events Questionnaire

    There’s a host of organising and a pile of groundwork going on in tthe background. One repeated question is how do we learn from our […]

    8th Jul'17 16
  • Economics
    8th Jul'17 8
  • Media
    Mike Small 7th Jul'17 16
  • Playlists
    Johnny Lynch 7th Jul'17 0
  • Media

    The Beautiful Truth

    * Here’s Tony, thumbs in pockets, collar open, addressing the troops. The black denims are on, the look is casual. It’s not clear if the […]

    Mike Small 6th Jul'17 9
  • Commentary


    On superyachts and oligarchs, big data and soft power. The covert tech and offshore power of the floating super rich. I The Man who saved […]

    Christopher Harvie 6th Jul'17 3
  • Football
    Andy Muirhead 5th Jul'17 18

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