independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary
    Jonathon Shafi 7th Apr'18 16
  • #Indyref2

    The Gathering

    Many thanks to Mike for the generous opportunity of a guest post on Bella. For all those who have not yet heard of the NYR […]

    Jason Baird 6th Apr'18 3
  • Brexit
    6th Apr'18 21
  • Commentary


    There seems to be a new frenzy of enthusiasm for an immediate second referendum on Scottish independence. The contempt with which Scotland (and Wales and […]

    Mike Small 5th Apr'18 50
  • Scots
    Tammas Clark 5th Apr'18 11
  • Antifascism

    Somewhere I read …

    Martin Luther King’s murder 50 years ago in Memphis represented an irreparable loss to all of humanity. This is a very short extract from speech […]

    4th Apr'18 8
  • Nuclear Free Scotland

    An Open Letter to John Swinney

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 An open letter to John Swinney, Deputy First Minister with responsibility for Resilience Dear Mr Swinney I am writing on behalf […]

    Jean Anderson 4th Apr'18 18
  • Brexit

    On Scottish Fishing

    Living in Moray, I found it infuriating to see placards everywhere depicting a smiling Haddock draped in the Union Jack proclaiming that a vote to […]

    Graeme Goodall 3rd Apr'18 35
  • Commentary

    Duncan Adrift

    Now that the clocks have sprung forwards an hour, the nights are getting shorter and actual blue-sky days are no longer a rarity, many of […]

    Ewen McLachlan 3rd Apr'18 3
  • Commentary

    Donald and the Easter Bunny

    Easter is a confusing time. The dates change and the interface between chocolate, the Judeo-Christian faith and bunnies is vague at best. What has become […]

    Mike Small 3rd Apr'18 11
  • Brexit

    Europa and the bull(shitters)

    Douglas Ross, the Tory MP for Moray, can kick back. His place in history is assured by his golden phrase: a cold sick Brexit. Us […]

    Gordon Guthrie 2nd Apr'18 43
  • Media
    2nd Apr'18 2
  • Scots

    Deid huddies an the Moray Eel

    Onybody fir a pint o cauld sick? Or hou aboot some deid huddie? If naebody’s up for it puir wee Dougie Ross will juist hae […]

    Elizabeth Thoumire 2nd Apr'18 2
  • Commentary

    Keep the Heat on Cambridge Analytica

    Investigative journalism takes time and resources. The British state and the political elite is reeling from the deluge of revelations about the connections between private […]

    30th Mar'18 10

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