independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Elections

    Voting Sham

    This editor has been busier than a BP lawyer in the last few days so to catch-up on some great commentary that’s been hitting the […]

    Mike Small 28th Jul'10 3
  • Afghanistan

    Troops Out

      Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable. –  George Orwell Afghanistan is little more than a sanitised bloodbath and […]

    Mike Small 27th Jul'10 2
  • Transport

    A Lesson from Snowdonia

    I In 1966 I spent Easter working on the Festiniog Railway, then running about half its length from the old slate port of Porthmadog towards […]

    Christopher Harvie 23rd Jul'10 4
  • Anarchism

    Crack Capitalism

    “Crack Capitalism”, argues that radical change can only come about through the creation, expansion and multiplication of ‘cracks’ in the capitalist system. These cracks are […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jul'10 6
  • Climate Change
    Mike Small 21st Jul'10 3
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

    You are invited to a ‘Taste of Freedom: organic coffee and autonomous communities in Mexico’, a workshop each morning to kick-start the Head Zone at […]

    Mike Small 20th Jul'10 0
  • Uncategorized
    Kevin Williamson 20th Jul'10 4
  • Calman Report

    Tom & Gerry

    Tom Miers has been in the news lately with his report from the think tank, “Policy Exchange”, entitled, “The Devolution Distraction”. I thought I’d take […]

    Doug the Dug 20th Jul'10 10
  • Climate Change

    From Congo with Love

    The Big Tent, Scotland’s environmental festival (23rd-25th July) launches this Friday 23rd July with the first showing outside London of renowned photographer Rankin’s ‘From Congo […]

    Mike Small 19th Jul'10 1
  • Gender

    Breaking the Silence of Scottish Men

    This essay is written as a contribution to starting a debate which is crucial and critical for Scotland’s future: the state of Scottish men. We […]

    Gerry Hassan 18th Jul'10 7
  • Antifascism

    English Fascists Jailed

    This is interesting given the frequent attempt by some to portray the EDL as a benign force detached from the rest of the fascist and […]

    Mike Small 3rd Jul'10 14
  • Review

    Bombing Kelpies

    A review of the journal, Dark Mountain, Vol. 1, Summer 2010 The editors of Bella have kindly drawn my attention to this debate about the […]

    Alastair McIntosh 30th Jun'10 6
  • International

    South of the Border

    An inspirational film from Oliver Stone on the experience of many Latin American countries. A vision for Scotland seizing control of its own destiny, not […]

    29th Jun'10 0
  • Uncategorized

    Letter To George Osbourne

    Chancellor of the Exchequer 11 Downing Street London England 24th June 2010 Dear George Osbourne It has come to my attention that while many of […]

    Kevin Williamson 26th Jun'10 30

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