independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • welfare

    Cameron’s Toxic Welfare Debate

    The date was 22nd February and David Cameron had just returned from a summit in Brussels. Europe was experiencing the largest movement of people since […]

    Ellenor Hutson 20th Jun'16 3
  • Commentary

    Unsurprisingly Clueless

    David Torrance has used his latest Herald column to smear the Yes movement, attempting to equate the bile of the Leave Brexit campaign with the […]

    Mike Small 20th Jun'16 17
  • Commentary

    Blimey, it could be Brexit!

    Too often we see things through a purely Scottish lens. Brexit is voicing us to change that. Anthony Barnett has written a book on how […]

    Anthony Barnett 20th Jun'16 6
  • Europe

    A European Citizen In Glasgow

    As a society, we have more to lose than to gain if we leave argues German-Scot Svenja Meyerricks: “The founding principles of the EU as an […]

    Svenja Meyerricks 20th Jun'16 14
  • Antifascism

    Brexit Edinburgh includes the BNP

    Grassroots Out, a group campaigning for a Leave vote faces a police probe after Evie Love, a local food and land campaigner was intimidated and […]

    Mike Small 19th Jun'16 14
  • Commentary

    England’s Dream

    If you’re still in shock at the end of a gruesome week about both the personal and political implications of Jo Cox’s murder, and hoping […]

    19th Jun'16 29
  • EU membership

    Suspend the EU Referendum

    When Parliament is recalled on Monday, party leaders should allow MPs a free vote on whether to suspend the EU Referendum as a mark of […]

    Robert Alcock 18th Jun'16 25
  • When Friday Comes
    Kevin Williamson 17th Jun'16 7
  • Arts & Culture

    Help Bring the Word-O-Mat to Glasgow

    Wot is the Word-O-Mat? “Word-o-Mat is a vending machine designed to satisfy your cravings for language. It was born out of a love affair between short […]

    17th Jun'16 0
  • Environmental Justice

    Crapitalism – a Rubbish Exhibition

    “Crapitalism – a rubbish exhibition” opens at The Creative Exchange, Leith tonight Friday 17 June at 6.30pm by Leithers Don’t Litter who argue: “together, we really […]

    Mike Small 17th Jun'16 1
  • Longform
    Gordon Asher 17th Jun'16 11
  • Media

    Nobody Knows What They are Doing

    Newspapers, television, publishing, magazines are all being fed into the crusher. We have become used to technology changing things irretrievably, but it is still a […]

    17th Jun'16 0
  • Commentary

    A Terrible Ugliness Has Been Born

    We should establish some ground rules first. As I write, we do not know for certain what led a stranger to kill Jo Cox. Such […]

    Peter Geoghegan 17th Jun'16 67
  • Commentary
    Gerry Hassan 17th Jun'16 20

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