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  • Anti-Capitalism

    St Andrews Day 2010

    Saturday saw people travelling from Dumfries, Fife, the Borders, Glasgow and across central Scotland to be part of the Building a Movement for Yes event. […]

    Mike Small 30th Nov'09 13
  • Identity


    This extract from The English Postman, by Tom Nairn on the past and emergent future identity of the Anglo-British identity published inthe latest issue of  […]

    Tom Nairn 27th Nov'09 0
  • Referendum on Independence

    Building a Movement for Yes!

    BUILDING A MOVEMENT FOR YES! Saturday 28 November 2009 10.30 – 6.00 @ Out of the Blue As the plans for a referendum on Scottish independence […]

    Mike Small 18th Nov'09 5
  • Elections

    Glasgow NE – Political Failure

    That Labour can hold a seat in a by-election brought about by the exposure of massive corruption and incompetence, in a constituency that has been […]

    Mike Small 13th Nov'09 9
  • Commentary

    Simon Mann

    This entry below is from Craig Murray (who is back blogging after a healthy pause) on the recently release of  Simon  Mann. The only addition […]

    Craig Murray 9th Nov'09 0
  • Anti-Capitalism


    Democracy at a global scale is becoming for the first time, a real possibility that we call the multitude’s project. Multitude’s project is not only […]

    Tom Nairn 3rd Nov'09 4
  • Industrial Action

    Not So Special Delivery

    The same political forces that ask us to believe in the Union are the ones that are shredding Britain of the only civic institutions that […]

    John Pilger 3rd Nov'09 3
  • Civil Liberties

    British State – Police State

    The British State has evolved into a surveillance society and a police state with the combination of digital technology, database culture and the use of  […]

    Mike Small 26th Oct'09 1
  • Referendum on Independence

    The New 40% Rule

    They’re just making it up now…Gerry Hassan in today’s Scotsman outlines the recent attempts to re-awaken an old debate that somehow we would need TWO […]

    Mike Small 22nd Oct'09 2
  • Antifascism

    Britain & Freedom

    Our friend Tom Griffin argues that Anthony Barnett’s piece on the BNP and the BBC is the best he’s seen so far, and certainly Barnett […]

    Tom Griffin 21st Oct'09 4
  • Community Education

    We Are All Learners

    Two absolutely superb new  ventures have loomed into view recently. The first is the rather luverly looking This is Central Station, who say:  ‘this is […]

    Mike Small 16th Oct'09 0
  • Climate Change

    Carbon Futures

    As the SNP gathers in Inverness the slogan “It’s Scotland’s Oil” seems an awfully long time ago. We rightly celebrate the best climate change bill […]

    Mike Small 14th Oct'09 0
  • Interview

    Edinburgh Claimants Solidarity

    The ever-delivering Variant has a new issue out, with loads of great stuff, including Tom Jennings on “war as the health of the State” and […]

    Mike Small 8th Oct'09 0
  • Politics

    From Protest to Power

    This week Edinburgh University Press have just published this book The Modern SNP from Protest to Power. This launch essay from author Gerry Hassan was published […]

    Gerry Hassan 5th Oct'09 0

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