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  • Climate Change

    Oxfam Scotland’s 2011

    It’s great to keep an international perspective with this the latest of our Hopes & Visions series which runs through January. See also Justin Kenrick […]

    Aideen McLaughlin 11th Jan'11 2
  • Uncategorized

    Red White & Green?

    What scope is there for unity and collaboration between greens, nationalists, democrats and regionalists? This is the terrain explored of the Cornish Republican: Following some comments […]

    Philip Hosking 11th Jan'11 14
  • Anti-Capitalism

    The Real Broken Society

    In homage (and ‘linkage‘) to the irrepresible Variant, and as Scotland apparently aims to base its economy on Pandas (‘Panda Bonanza’) and RBS boss Stephen Hester pockets […]

    Mike Small 11th Jan'11 0
  • Politics

    The Bodies

    “…a study of ‘moral hazard’ not as risk but as organising principle, was that non-transparency united the ‘overextended’ financiers, the regulation-flouters, the outright crooks, and […]

    Christopher HarvieMike Small 10th Jan'11 9
  • Anti-Capitalism
    Mike Small 9th Jan'11 5
  • Identity

    Baker Street Remembered

      All over the world fans are mourning the death of Scottish singer-song writer Gerry Rafferty and I’d like to add a few words of […]

    Kevin Williamson 9th Jan'11 2
  • Politics
    Kevin Williamson 8th Jan'11 5
  • Environmental Justice

    What Hopes for Scotland in 2011?

    “Why have a Parliament if we don’t use it to make possible what would be impossible without it? “

    Justin Kenrick 7th Jan'11 13
  • Uncategorized


    Thanks to the great many of you who emailed us in support of an alternative press in Scotland. We’ve added a Support us page here […]

    Mike Small 6th Jan'11 6
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    2011 is a big year

    Sometimes it takes a jolt to the system to realise that you can’t take someone’s consistent, innovative unsung work for granted. When Bella Caledonia was […]

    Kevin Williamson 5th Jan'11 16
  • Identity

    Envisioning Real Scotland

    In collaboration with Newsnet Scotland we have commissioned a series of articles looking forward to the year ahead in Scotland: Hopes and Visions 2011. Read […]

    Pat Kane 28th Dec'10 4
  • Left

    Lennon vs Bono

    Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. That, in a nutshell, is my standard of […]

    Mark Engler 27th Dec'10 2
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Tommy’s Troubles

    Six in a parliament should be remembered over four in a bed. Telling truth to power should be remembered over telling lies in court.

    Mike Small 24th Dec'10 15
  • Afghanistan

    The Ethical Governor

    This from John Butler a Glasgow based digital animator. John is fascinated by ‘the long war’ between humans and finance, which he sees today as people battle with […]

    Mike Small 21st Dec'10 0

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