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    A revolution against neoliberalism?

    If rebellion results in a retrenchment of neoliberalism, millions will feel cheated. This article first appeared on the Al Jazeera website (on 24th Feb) under […]

    Mike Small 1st Mar'11 5
  • Commentary

    MayDay! MayDay for Britain!

    The primary role of the British state is to stop the nation happening, in the nation’s proper, civic, dialectical, inclusive sense – and the replacement […]

    Michael Gardiner 28th Feb'11 4
  • Ireland

    Irish Ayes

    Rampant capitalism has brought the country to its knees so the only cure is more rampant capitalism. Not that anyone really has engaged in policy […]

    Iain MacLaren 28th Feb'11 3
  • Referendum on Independence

    AV – Alba Voice

    AV: It’s a smokescreen for real change. It’s British politics at it’s dire turgid worst. It’s puerile tinkering dressed up as change. As the people […]

    Stuart Mackay 26th Feb'11 33
  • Commentary

    Wales Begins with a Yes

    On the 3rd of March, people in Wales shall be voting on greater powers for the Assembly. This is a huge step forward for the […]

    Ray Bell 25th Feb'11 13
  • Events

    Neu Reekie 2

    * It’s Neu like pie not Neu like Neo… “Neu! Reekie! is the very visceral meeting of avant-garde poetry and film. The night promises to […]

    Mike Small 25th Feb'11 3
  • Banking Crisis

    Irish Election 2011

    ‘Out with the bankers. We need a new Republic,’ a lad of barely 16 shouts. Regardless of their politics, not too many in Ireland would […]

    Peter Geoghegan 24th Feb'11 5
  • International

    Berlusconi and the Libyan Connection

    This re-posted from Craig Murray who’s blog is under (re) construction… A very senior diplomatic source told me yesterday that Berlusconi is frantic lest Gadaffi falls and […]

    Craig Murray 23rd Feb'11 4
  • Commentary

    Not Burns

      Last month the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum was officially opened by the First Minister and by Liz Lochhead, our new Scots Makar.  Earlier, it […]

    Dougie Strang 22nd Feb'11 13
  • Commentary

    Perception is All

    A quick update across some of our stories from the last week…Alastair McIntosh writes notifying us with some regrest that his epic Ode to Donald […]

    Mike Small 22nd Feb'11 5
  • Banking Crisis
    Christopher Harvie 21st Feb'11 2
  • Banking Crisis
    Adam Ramsay 21st Feb'11 8
  • Identity

    Take Caledonia

    ‘Stop the World – Scotland wants to get on!’ said Winnie Ewing after winning Hamilton for the SNP in 1967. As revolutionary action sweeps the […]

    Mike Small 18th Feb'11 18
  • Media
    Andrew WhitakerEddie Barnes 17th Feb'11 9

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