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  • Catalonia

    Scotland in Solidarity with Catalunya

    I don’t know much about Catalunya. I’ve never been there; I have no friends from there. I’ve read, obviously, books coming out of the experience […]

    Simon Brooke 12th Dec'17 3
  • Poetry

    Viewpoint

    Why can’t they give these damn mountains proper names? Their names are in our language; the mountains understand it and know each other by these […]

    Tessa Ransford 12th Dec'17 0
  • Education

    The Idea of a Scottish University

    Simply put, Scottish students are a much less attractive commercial proposition for university Principals and Vice-Chancellors. An English student is over five times more financially […]

    David Kelly 12th Dec'17 27
  • Commentary

    Weeping for Humanity

    Does people speaking a language that’s not important to you make you “Weep for Humanity”? Occasionally the rational version of Unionist discourse about “pooling and […]

    Mike Small 11th Dec'17 16
  • Media
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  • Commentary

    The Excruciating Detail of Existence

    Fair play to Molly Scott Cato – the Green MEP – who is taking David Davis to court over Brexit. Here she is questioned by […]

    Mike Small 11th Dec'17 1
  • Brexit

    Last Brexit Hero

    A new dawn is breaking … meet David Spokesperson By Shaun @Shiny02

    10th Dec'17 1
  • Brexit

    Something will turn up

    Wilkins Micawber and Theresa May have a lot in common. They both pin their faith on something turning up. “The DUP’s resistance to this fudge […]

    John S Warren 9th Dec'17 12
  • Brexit

    Arlene Foster Helps Both Ways

    To summarise then. Arlene Foster and the Irish Government have negotiated a soft-Brexit framework for the United Kingdom. Arlene Foster and the Irish Government may […]

    Oisin Murphy-Lawless 8th Dec'17 7
  • Scots

    Scots Keyboard

    Scots keyboard at lang last! Ye micht hae thocht, whan ye packed it in at schuil, that ye’d had yer last row for sayin ‘oot’ […]

    Tammas Clark 8th Dec'17 20
  • Commentary

    Short Cuts to Where?

    Class over nation? A left argument for independence. In a typically thoughtful piece (Short Cuts), Rory Scothorne argues that the Scottish Labour left have seized […]

    James Mackenzie 7th Dec'17 14
  • Music

    On Glasgow’s Music and Soul

    A guest editor pick by Laura Waddell, here’s Leo Condie of WHITE and Sarah Martin of Belle and Sebastian in conversation about Glasgow, music, and […]

    Leo Condie and Sarah Martin 6th Dec'17 0
  • Arts & Culture
    Sara Shaarawi and Henry Bell 6th Dec'17 2
  • Arts & Culture
    Nadine Aisha Jassat 6th Dec'17 1

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