independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary

    Something for Nothing Britain

    By John S Warren What may be said of Rona Fairhead’s (HSBC’s Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee) performance at the Public Accounts Committee […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th Mar'15 19
  • Commentary

    Beyond NC versus Loki

    In the light of the Loki v National Collective debate, and in the wake of the Blurred Lines V Marvin Gaye ruling, I give you […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Mar'15 8
  • Media

    Flat Earth News

    By Charlotte Du Cann ‘It’s tragic,’ he said, staring at the teaser on the front page. The news was all over Euston Station. A huge […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Mar'15 13
  • Commentary

    Domestic Extremist

    By Mike Small Welcome to Powellite Britain (2015), where old men write of rivers of blood and BBC presenters talk of niggers and slopes, where […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 11th Mar'15 43
  • Arts & Culture

    Loki on National Collective

    An interesting set of challenges from Loki to the National Collective. This needs to be part of the debate about the groups future and direction, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 10th Mar'15 75
  • Commentary

    What If We’re Not Stupid?

    By Robin McAlpine I used to keep post-it notes stuck around my computer with little phrases on them which reminded me of things I thought […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Mar'15 61
  • Commentary

    Double Standards

    By Mike Small We live in a democracy of double standards. Je Suis Charlie and all that, but Steve Bell’s cartoon is just racist. Worse […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Mar'15 98
  • Commentary

    Callous Absolutism

    By James McEnaney David Torrance isn’t happy. On Monday he accused me – in my earlier article for CommonSpace – of arguing that “greed and […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Mar'15 44
  • Women
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 7th Mar'15 8
  • Greg Moodie

    We All Fall Down

    Greg Moodie on the findings of the latest Lord Ashcroft poll.

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 6th Mar'15 5
  • Commentary

    Looking for Lincoln

    By Mike Small Martin Kettle, quoting Abraham Lincoln, is getting all dewy-eyed and panicky: “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 6th Mar'15 72
  • Commentary

    One Night In Brussels: #NoTTIPTrain

    By Ross Mackay Last week I set off from Aberdeen for Brussels with my Kilted Comrades Alistair and Martin to protest against TTIP (Transatlantic Trade […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 5th Mar'15 27
  • Commentary

    The Real Alternative

    By Mike Small It’s over. Almost time to go in and bayonet the wounded. Of all the harsh news cascading around Murphy, Dalgety and McTernan’s […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 4th Mar'15 81
  • Arts & Culture

    Black Marks All Round

    Bill Boyd on censorship, curriculum and citizenship. Away back in the dark ages of the late 1980s, when I was a young and idealistic Head […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 4th Mar'15 11
  • Commentary

    Support Commonweal

    By Robin McAlpine I have now written seven different intros to this article, which is unusual for me. It’s the result of an inheritance from […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 4th Mar'15 10

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