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    A brand new news venture launched today: Caledonian Mercury revives an old Scottish title with Scotland’s first ‘truly online newspaper’. Good luck to them. I […]

    Mike Small 25th Jan'10 3
  • Iraq War

    Judgement Day

    It’s Burns Day and the news is that the British Government have tried to bury the facts about David Kelly’s death. Evidence relating to the […]

    Mike Small 24th Jan'10 0
  • Dungavel

    Precious Cargo

    Anne McLaughlin was unexpectedly elected to the Scottish Parliament in February 2009 after the death of fellow SNP MSP Bashir Ahmad. She has campaigned for […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jan'10 1
  • Referendum on Independence
    Mike Small 21st Jan'10 1
  • Environmental Justice

    Bhopal 25 Years On

    An important new book for the environmental justice movement has just been produced by independent Edinburgh publisher Word Power Books. ‘Saving the World: Twenty Five […]

    Mike Small 20th Jan'10 0
  • Media

    Is Comment Free?

    “Scotland might become to Westminster the nemesis that Ireland was a century ago, but analysis of it has all but disappeared.” Christopher Harvie on problems […]

    Christopher Harvie 15th Jan'10 1
  • International
    Grant Thoms 10th Jan'10 10
  • Left

    Independently Minded

    We need a new media this new year: there’s an urgent need to find better ways to communicate together in the year ahead to build […]

    Pat Kane 6th Jan'10 4
  • Climate Change

    COP Out

    COP15 isn’t just a political failure it’s the failure of politics, leaving liberal lobbying exposed as a strategic model. Where does  that leave us in […]

    Mike Small 22nd Dec'09 7
  • Civil Liberties

    British State Collusion Exposed

    Explosive collusion allegations have been published by a US Congress body as part of its examination of a loyalist murder case dating back 12 years. […]

    Mike Small 18th Dec'09 0
  • Death of Capitalism

    Copenhagen – Climate Justice

    What’s emerging out of Copenhagen (the conference we cant be represented at)  is a much clearer set of relations. The developed world is protecting its […]

    Mike Small 18th Dec'09 3
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Lessons from Copenhagen

    As COP 15 teeters on the edge of failure and crisis, we ask, what’s happening? First the global connections between rich and poor are being […]

    Mike Small 16th Dec'09 2
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Cop 15 Report

    While the Scottish media rail on Salmond for having the temerity to try and have Scotland represented at Copenhagen, what slavish timorous mouth-pieces, a series […]

    Justin Kenrick 15th Dec'09 0
  • Elections

    Your Kingdom

    A strangely bitter and nonsensical piece by Tom Gallagher in Our Kingdom: “The white paper published on 30 November 2009 by the Scottish National Party […]

    Tom Gallagher 15th Dec'09 0

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