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  • Media

    Solstice Sunday

      The papers are snowtastic this weekend, informing us helpfully that it’s er, been snowing. It had passed me by here in sunny Dee. But […]

    Mhairi McGregor 19th Dec'10 1
  • Antifascism

    Poverty Porn and the Broken Society

    We are living in the deepest recession and economic crisis since the 1930s, yet for successive governments and for large sections of the media there […]

    Gerry MooneyLynn Hancock 15th Dec'10 4
  • Antifascism
    Andrew Hardie 15th Dec'10 4
  • Commentary

    The Old Flamingo Ballroom

    You won’t be able to read this article. The whole country’s ‘going gaelic’. It will be compulsory next. Of course it won’t really but it’s […]

    Mike Small 14th Dec'10 12
  • Education

    New Public Thinkers

    In the week that the Tory-Liberals have signed the death-knell for democratic access to higher education in England, and on the day where Alex Salmond […]

    Mike Small 13th Dec'10 12
  • Direct Action

    Mobs and Monarchs

    On 29 October 1795, George III was on his way to open Parliament, when his carriage was surrounded by a crowd calling for ‘peace’, ‘bread’, […]

    The Heckler 10th Dec'10 6
  • Media

    Wikileaks 101

    Wikileaks Julian Assange interviewed on TED by Chris Anderson, very good background on the project, how it works and a sense of Assange as a […]

    Mike Small 9th Dec'10 4
  • Music

    Liar Liar Liar

    Thanks to Murdo for this from THE Captain SKA…”Liberal values at the heart of British Government”

    Murdo Macdonald 6th Dec'10 4
  • Wikileaks
    Mike Small 6th Dec'10 0
  • Identity

    La Flama de tot un Poble en Moviment

    The Lip Dub for Independence is a self-evidently powerful demonstration of national solidarity intended to reach out to the world to let it know that […]

    Frankly's Bloque 6th Dec'10 12
  • International

    Ke Garne?

    By Peter Thomson What to do? – as my Nepali friends would say. Sitting here in SW Scotland, dogs around my feet, Aga keeping me […]

    Peter Thomson 2nd Dec'10 7
  • Commentary

    The Big Chill

    In a way, Christmas has come early this year.  After all, every year we have “White Christmas”, “Let it Snow” and other such tinsel trash […]

    Joe Middleton 2nd Dec'10 15
  • Media

    Gruniad’s Demise

    The Guardian matters in a way that few other newspapers do. It’s got history, gravitas and crucially it cracked its online presence from the start […]

    Mike Small 1st Dec'10 8
  • Referendum on Independence
    Kevin WilliamsonMike Small 30th Nov'10 44

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