Scotland's 5th Estate

  • Common Good

    Beyond Centralised Power

    In any new constitutional settlement it is vital that the question of how we are governed at the local level is addressed. If it is […]

    Andy Wightman 29th Sep'11 5
  • Scottish Culture

    The Word

    I had an animated conversation in an Edinburgh howf during the recent Festival. I attempted to record this dialogue of feeling within the standard structure […]

    Thom Cross 29th Sep'11 2
  • Digital Culture
    29th Sep'11 0
  • Arts & Culture
    Mike Small 29th Sep'11 0
  • Anti-Capitalism

    The Invisible Occupation

    Direct from Liberty Plaza…the protest the MSM’s silent about: As a double dip recession becomes a not so distant probability the world is reminded of […]

    Mike Small 28th Sep'11 5
  • Digital Culture

    Is Ed a Robot?

    Ed Miliband’s brave new dawn turned out to be a regurgitation of Blairite orthodoxies. But a more worrying issue about our Cicero Rouge is the […]

    Mike Small 28th Sep'11 13
  • Uncategorized
    27th Sep'11 0
  • Banking Crisis
    Mike Small 27th Sep'11 5
  • Death of Capitalism
    27th Sep'11 9
  • Media

    For So Long As 100 Remain

    After digging around in the shed we’ve unearthed a bundle of 100 copies of the first issue of Bella Caledonia (from October 2007), long thought […]

    Mike Small 26th Sep'11 0
  • Digital Culture

    Program or Be Programmed

    Douglas Rushkoff expounds on his new book “Program or Be Programmed’. Rushkoff is an American media theorist, writer, columnist,  graphic novelist and documentarian. He is […]

    Mike Small 26th Sep'11 0
  • Scottish Culture

    Scottish Labour’s Ratner Moment

    Jimmy Reid began in the Communist Party, moved to Labour but ended up in the SNP. Latterly, whichever party he was in, he was fond […]

    Mike Small 25th Sep'11 8
  • Precarity
    25th Sep'11 2
  • Economics

    Organising the Precarious

    First of a series on precarity An excerpt from a lecture delivered at “Towards a Vision of Sexual and Economic Justice,” an event held on […]

    Mike Small 25th Sep'11 0

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