independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Environmental Justice

    Fracking in Frames

    As we enter the first days of the consultation, how do activists and industry make sense of the potential for fracking in Scotland? What are […]

    Daniel McMahon 13th Feb'17 4
  • Commentary

    @afneil (yawn)

    [View the story “@afneil (yawn)” on Storify]   *** Support Bella to continue publishing with a monthly donation by Direct debit. Go Cardless for £5 […]

    Mike Small 13th Feb'17 26
  • Commentary
    John O'Dowd 13th Feb'17 47
  • Music

    Songs of Protest

    Here’s the second of our new weekly mix-taped playlists [see Keep Those Dreams Burning]. This is from  Leo Condie,(who is the frontman for WHITE  & […]

    Leo Condie 9th Feb'17 1
  • Austerity Britain

    British Values

    “UK Govt does not want to “incentivise” refugee children to come to Europe” says the UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd, bringing the language of business […]

    Mike Small 9th Feb'17 23
  • Commentary

    Scotland, Ireland and Brexit

      How is the Scottish border question tied to the Irish one? To understand Irish politics you must first master the acronyms. In the beginning […]

    Gordon Guthrie 8th Feb'17 12
  • New Yes

    From No to Yes

    This is the first of a series from PhantomPower: “Fraser says Yes. As more Scots who voted No to independence reconsider their decision, we follow […]

    Phantom Power 8th Feb'17 23
  • Antifascism
    7th Feb'17 11
  • Poetry

    Europe Is Lost

    Kate Calvert’s fan video became the official video for Kate Tempest’s poem Europe is Lost. Please share…. *** Support Bella to continue publishing with a […]

    Kate Tempest 7th Feb'17 1
  • Commentary

    The Drug Laws Don’t Work

    The failure of the War on Drugs in Scotland means we badly need a re-think. There were 706 deaths from drug overdoses in 2015, which […]

    Pete MacLeod 7th Feb'17 5
  • Commentary
    Mike Small 7th Feb'17 49
  • International

    Can Trump Read and Write?

    There are people who are now challenging whether the elected President of the United States is functionally illiterate. Take a look at the report and […]

    7th Feb'17 1
  • Scots

    Scotland go the hail Hogg

    The story wis screivit in stane. A lively Scotland wid be crushed by a ferocious Ireland. Superstar full-back Stuart Hogg micht weel gang the length […]

    Alistair Heather 6th Feb'17 12
  • #Indyref2

    ScotIndyPod – from #BuildYes

    Key talks from the #BuildYes conference in Glasgow, January 2017 with Craig Dalzell on the demographics of indyref 1 (&2), Richard Walker on media and […]

    6th Feb'17 0

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