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  • Backing Bella
    Mike Small 12th Jul'17 6
  • Commentary

    Myths of the Gig Economy

    Pre-car-i-ous \pri-‘kar-e-as\ adj [L precarius obtained by entreaty, uncertain—more at PRAYER] (1646) 1: depending on the will or pleasure of another 2: dependent on uncertain […]

    Mike Small 11th Jul'17 1
  • Commentary

    Belonging

    We covered the problems with Karmarama’s new army advert way back in January (‘This is Belonging’) pointing out it was organised violence as an antidote […]

    Mike Small 11th Jul'17 10
  • Commentary

    From the Woodpile to the Bonfire

    It’s not been the best few days for the Tories. In just a few weeks Theresa May has gone from urging us to ‘Crush the […]

    Mike Small 11th Jul'17 5
  • Commentary

    Beware the Hand that Feeds

    Beware the Hand That Feeds You: Corporate Participation in Social Justice Movements. At the recent Pride march in Edinburgh there was a counter march against […]

    Ben Simmons 10th Jul'17 3
  • 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

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