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  • Arts & Culture

    We’re in the Army Now

    We are witnessing the Fringe, with the support of Summerhall and Creative Scotland, become the latest creative partners to support the mainstreaming of militarism within […]

    Catrin Evans 1st Aug'17 32
  • Journey to Yes

    Journey to Yes 18

    The latest from Phantom Power’s Journey to Yes series features Chris Wilson is rising star in the Scottish Liberal Democrats …   * We really […]

    Phantom Power 1st Aug'17 0
  • Commentary

    Der Schrei der Natur

      If anything captures the mood of the nations (s) and the madness infecting Anglo-British politics, this image of the Tories seated in front of […]

    Mike Small 31st Jul'17 13
  • Commentary

    Normcore

    “There is a very fine line between what Freud called the psycopathology of everyday life and what Fromm called the pathology of normalcy” said RD […]

    Mike Small 31st Jul'17 2
  • Arts & Culture

    Unbrits and Rich White Men

    Denis MacShane tell us that just five of the richest men in Britain paid for 61% of the Leave campaign and that Brexit was ‘for […]

    Mike Small 30th Jul'17 16
  • Playlists
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  • Scots

    A repone tae Norn Iron

    Glaikit braindeid nationalists at the helm o the country, fires burnin doon hoosies when they cowp, fitba supporters bungin toom Buckfest bottles at catholic pleyers […]

    Alistair Heather 26th Jul'17 15
  • Arts & Culture

    More Moira Monologues

    All artists – writers, musicians, actors – get used to dividing an audience. I’ve long since grown accustomed to the five-star review on Amazon being […]

    Alan Bissett 24th Jul'17 4
  • Peace activism

    Upping the Action

    Trident Ploughshares (TP) is a campaign to disarm the UK Trident nuclear weapons system in a nonviolent, peaceful and fully accountable manner. Disarmament camps have […]

    Janet Fenton 24th Jul'17 3
  • Playlists
    Janine Shilston 21st Jul'17 1
  • International

    Beyond Old Empire Fantasies

    One of the central arguments put by the global anti-war movement of 2003 was simply this: bombing Iraq will only create more terrorists, and threaten […]

    Jonathon Shafi 21st Jul'17 9
  • International

    Violence and the Hamburg G20

    Violence and the Hamburg G20 – is there any way out? By Richard Henry Holland There were thousands of joyful moments for the tens of […]

    Richard Henry Holland 19th Jul'17 14
  • Brexit

    The Rough Wooing

    The Westminster Parliament EU (Withdrawal) Bill provides invaluable illumination of the British problem of Brexit, and is a surprisingly transparent demonstration of Parliament’s limited power […]

    John S Warren 17th Jul'17 14
  • Scots

    Fringe Activity

    Tammas Clark on the wisdom of Bukowski and the value of the festival. Picked up a copy o the Fringe catalogue at Galashiels bus station […]

    Tammas Clark 17th Jul'17 2

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