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  • Identity

    Lilliput Nation

    I awoke at 2am with my usual head-buzz about my house renovation, and the sustainability of my lifestyle at present… but rather than nodding off […]

    Clare Galloway 14th Jan'12 20
  • Media

    Question Time

    You don’t need a crystal ball to see into the future, the first edition of BBC’s Question Time gave a glimpse into the next 1000 […]

    Doug Daniel 13th Jan'12 101
  • Alex Salmond

    May You Live In Interesting Times

    What exactly did David cameron think he was doing?

    Calum Cashley 13th Jan'12 8
  • Alex Salmond

    One Shot- Independence or Nothing

    The last few days have been a remarkable display of kack-handedness, arrogance and sheer stupidity on the part of Unionist politicians.  Attempting to seize the […]

    Mhairi McAlpine 12th Jan'12 27
  • 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


    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

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