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  • Alex Salmond

    A Dysfunctional Union

    Gordon Brown was the last Scottish Prime Minister of the UK. Ever. Even if we do not win independence in 2014 there will never be […]

    Andrew Anderson 13th May'12 18
  • Scottish Culture


    Does the Butcher’s Apron do your head in? Are you already tired of the tat? Are your eyes wearied by Jubilee propaganda? Bored of Team […]

    Mike Small 12th May'12 31
  • Collapsononics

    Pongoo Politics

    After Professor Pongoo won more first preference votes than the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate in Pentland Hills (Edinburgh City Council) wards we approached him to […]

    Professor Pongoo 11th May'12 7
  • Commentary

    Let Them Vote

    After her famous Hamilton by-election victory, Winnie Ewing used her maiden speech to Parliament to argue that the voting age should be lowered to 16. […]

    Dan Paris 10th May'12 3
  • Review

    The Edge of Empire

    This Saturday Christopher Harvie (‘A Floating Commonwealth‘) and Michael Gardiner are at Word Power Books, Edinburgh. This is an extract from Michael’s ‘At the Edge […]

    Mike Small 10th May'12 0
  • Economics
    Craig Stephen 10th May'12 44
  • Media
    Gerry Hassan 8th May'12 25
  • Collapsononics

    The Rangers Omnishambles

    “So what if the TV deal goes into the ground? Either Scottish football runs Scottish football or the toxic hand of Rupert Murdoch does? Time […]

    Alex Thomson 6th May'12 5
  • Uncategorized

    Northern Lights

    Thirteen years ago this month, I went into my Higher Maths exam determined to get 100%. Most of my classmates went in hoping to maybe […]

    Doug Daniel 6th May'12 6
  • Identity

    Green Day

    “Where do you stand on dog turds?” The question was asked in all seriousness at a local hustings. The candidate shuffled, composed himself and answered. […]

    Mike Small 5th May'12 7
  • Arts & Culture
    Charlie Stross 5th May'12 0
  • Civil Liberties

    You are All Suspects Now

    You are all potential terrorists. It matters not that you live in Britain, the United States, Australia or the Middle East. Citizenship is effectively abolished.  […]

    John Pilger 5th May'12 0
  • Football

    Tainted League

    A man born in Devon who’s been involved in Scottish football for three years has just decided the fate of  the game north of the […]

    Mike Small 3rd May'12 15
  • Economics

    The Poverty of Imagination *

    The UK’s soporific slide deeper into fiscally-imposed structurally-readjusted barbarity, without much in the way of disturbance to putative social peace, has now been thoroughly punctured. […]

    Tom Jennings 3rd May'12 0

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