independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Alex Salmond

    Bad News

    One of the most dispiriting aspects of the debate surrounding Scotland’s constitutional future has been the relentless, grinding superficiality with which the London-based media have […]

    Jamie Maxwell 12th Jan'12 15
  • Arts & Culture

    Scotland 3.0

    Equality needs to be hard-coded into the new Scotland.

    Mike Small 11th Jan'12 28
  • Alex Salmond

    The Union: A Journey into the Unknown

    Politicians, commentators and posters have in recent months urged Unionists to make their positive case for the Union. Although some of us are rapidly coming […]

    Dorothy Bruce 10th Jan'12 14
  • Alex Salmond

    To See Ourselves as Others See Us

    O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. – To a Louse, Robert Burns Today is going to […]

    Mike Small 10th Jan'12 22
  • Alex Salmond
    Kevin Williamson 9th Jan'12 21
  • Referendum on Independence

    In Defence of Democracy

    We’re now entering a feeding frenzy of disinformation, misinformation and propaganda.

    Mike Small 9th Jan'12 35
  • Identity
    Gerry Hassan 4th Jan'12 104
  • Music

    Caledonia

    Terminally bored by the perennial national anthem debate. It’s Flower of Scotland, get over it. Here’s the wonderful Louis Jor­dan and his Tym­pa­ny Five play…

    3rd Jan'12 10
  • Media

    Happy New 2012!

    I hate focus group politics. But we want to to know what you want more of – and less of from us and our squad […]

    Mike Small 1st Jan'12 30
  • Arts & Culture

    Happy Birthday Alasdair Gray

    Dear Alasdair Have a great 77th birthday.. And thank you for everything from Lanark (which in 1982 changed my life and showed me what great […]

    Kevin Williamson 28th Dec'11 7
  • Commentary

    Do We Know it’s Christmas?

    “Christmas always seems that most English of festivals – from the cathedrals, to the music, to the food, to the commercialism, to the landscapes. Across […]

    Mike Small 24th Dec'11 7
  • Anarchism

    A Xmas Letter To A Neoliberal Friend

    Dear Friend I totally agree with you that the Arab Spring was the big story of 2011.  Toppling dictators means putting your life on the […]

    Kevin Williamson 21st Dec'11 12
  • Uncategorized
    Kevin Williamson 19th Dec'11 0
  • New Labour

    Letter to Johann

    Dear Johann Congratulations on your victory. If you’re to dispel the notion that Scottish Labour leaders have steadily diminished since Donald Dewar, each one seeming […]

    Patrick Small 18th Dec'11 7

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