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  • Death of Capitalism

    Crises of Capitalism

    David Harvey’s must-see animated lecture on the crisis of capitalism.

    5th Oct'10 3
  • Events
    Mike Small 4th Oct'10 0
  • Football
    Kevin Williamson 28th Sep'10 13
  • Media

    Ed’s Redness

    “Mr Miliband’s problem is that while his message will go down well in Labour heartlands such as Scotland, the election is won elsewhere, in England”.

    Mike Small 28th Sep'10 5
  • Elections
    Donald Adamson 26th Sep'10 5
  • Scottish Culture

    Bad Language & Dodo Journalism

    In 2006, the £4 million Glasgow Gaelic School (the cost equivalent to one mile of a two-lane road) threw open its doors in the city’s […]

    Alasdair Mac Gill-eain 21st Sep'10 55
  • WMD

    Gosh, I Got It Wrong……..

    In the sort of words never to be uttered by Margaret Thatcher or her successor Tony Blair, let me say out loud and clear: Sometimes […]

    Brian Quail 14th Sep'10 7
  • Referendum on Independence

    Let the People Decide?

      This is in part a response to Jeff’s piece over at the brand new Better Nation (is there room for some kind of ‘Alasdair […]

    Mike Small 6th Sep'10 16
  • Commentary

    Gullibles Travels

    In 1987 the Gruniad started an article describing Tony Blair like this: “A man without a shadow”; a “pleasant man with a pleasant family living […]

    Mike Small 5th Sep'10 0
  • Commentary

    Wallace in Flesh and Stone

    To Lanark to deliver the ‘Guardian’s Address’ at the annual commemoration of Wallace’s death in 1305. By bus from Melrose and a lift from Aileen […]

    Christopher Harvie 3rd Sep'10 0
  • Commentary

    Poet Required

    After hearing Robert Crawford’s compelling evocation of ‘the poet as bearer of cultural tradition’ at the otherwise often dire Edinburgh Book Festival (bland, corporate, rigid, […]

    Mike Small 2nd Sep'10 8
  • Commentary
    Donald Adamson 26th Aug'10 34
  • Commentary

    In Memoriam Edwin Morgan (1920-2010)

    In a life of 90 years, a degree of transformation is to be expected, as times a-change and people must respond. In Edwin Morgan’s, sheer […]

    Robert Alan Jamieson 23rd Aug'10 4
  • Politics

    For a Festival of Politics

    Among the festivals competing for space in the capital this August, one leaves writer Gerry Hassan with a distinct lack of festive feelings… Scotland has […]

    Gerry Hassan 23rd Aug'10 2

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