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  • Football
    McNaughton 15th Oct'11 11
  • Events

    Alt Alba Events October-December

    Here’s our rough guide to events in the months ahead. If you want your event added leave a comment with details or email us and […]

    Mike Small 13th Oct'11 2
  • Events

    Building a Movement for Yes

    The Scottish Independence Convention was formed in 2005 as a cross-party/ no party group whose purpose was to promote independence and create a space for […]

    Shona McAlpine 11th Oct'11 28
  • Interview

    Velvet and Stone

    Interview with Neal Ascherson, journalist and historian, (@jamesmaxwell86). Neal Ascherson was born in Edinburgh in 1932. He was educated at Eton College and then at […]

    Jamie Maxwell 10th Oct'11 16
  • Consumer Culture

    Braehead Big Brother

    Given that we live in an era in which, as one politician once claimed- ‘it’s your duty to shop’ and at which time that civic […]

    Ewan Morrison 10th Oct'11 15
  • International

    Hiking in War Zones

    Nine writes for various outlets. See listings here. In July 2009, three young Americans were imprisoned by Iran for espionage after hiking in Northern Iraq, […]

    Nine 8th Oct'11 4
  • Scottish Culture

    God versus the Gays

    A consultation on the issue of same-sex marriages and religious ceremonies for civil partnerships has been launched by Scottish ministers. The Scottish Government said its […]

    Duncan Hothersall 7th Oct'11 24
  • Anti-Capitalism
    Mike Small 5th Oct'11 6
  • Arts & Culture

    From John Maclean to Tahrir Square?

    Internationalism From Below – from John Maclean to Tahrir Square? Talks, films and discussion with: Allan Armstrong, Unity, Maud Bracke, Camcorder Guerillas and Deryck de […]

    Mike Small 4th Oct'11 0
  • Media

    Bella Keys

    It’s been great to publish articles by new contributors in the past few weeks and more coming up in the days ahead. If you want […]

    Mike Small 4th Oct'11 1
  • Banking Crisis

    Our Tory Rulers

    The responses to the financial violence of the banking coup has been massive – a whole new movement has been created (#UKUncut to name just […]

    Mike Small 3rd Oct'11 6
  • Anarchism

    New Organisational Forms

    One thing that helped a lot was a smattering of people from Spain and Greece and Tunisia who had been doing this sort of thing […]

    Mike Small 3rd Oct'11 2
  • Scottish Culture

    Scottish Studies 1

    This is the first part in a series on the idea of Scottish Studies which ‘Labour front-runner’ Ken McIntosh described as “brainwashing” and Joan McAlpine […]

    Mike Small 3rd Oct'11 10
  • Fishing

    Ghost Fishing

    We are at the end game of what started back in the 1970s, the theft of Scotland’s fish. In those pre- ro-ro days us islanders, […]

    Fiona MacInnes 3rd Oct'11 2

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