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  • Tax Justice

    Caring for Scotland

    There are plenty of ‘wicked’ problems in UK and Scottish public policy of which the crises in care and affordable housing are perhaps the most […]

    Chris Cook 1st Dec'16 6
  • Commentary

    A Message from Theresa May

    Theresa May’s St Andrew’s Day address sounds like it was written by Frankie Boyle and Alan Bissett on a big night out, but apparently it’s […]

    1st Dec'16 17
  • Foreign Policy

    Sturgeon at the Seanad

    The Seanad’s enthusiastic reaction to Sturgeon’s speech reflects a shift in Irish attitudes towards Scottish constitutional politics since the European referendum argues Jamie Maxwell. Nicola […]

    Jamie Maxwell 30th Nov'16 37
  • International

    Lessons from Anacostia

    Linda Tirado looks at a broken America. “I don’t call for unity. There can be no unity with people who oppose your existence.” Follow her […]

    Linda Tirado 30th Nov'16 11
  • Arts & Culture
    29th Nov'16 4
  • Poetry
    29th Nov'16 0
  • Commentary

    Scotland’s Pompidou Problem

    As Douglas Robertson’s recent article on fifty years of failed ‘renewal’ outlined, we’re frequently in thrall to under-ambition, short-termism and low aspiration. Things don’t get fixed, problems […]

    Mike Small 29th Nov'16 29
  • Scots
    Paul Malgrati 29th Nov'16 6
  • Arts & Culture

    Instant Andrew

    Submit a photo to celebrate St Andrew’s Day – take a picture of your self, your place, your pals, your country. It can be a beautiful […]

    28th Nov'16 0
  • History

    Bloody Huguenots Coming Over Here

    Paul Nuttall’s election to take charge of UKIP is a major blow to David Coburn, the candidate Bella was backing for the leadership post. Here […]

    28th Nov'16 4
  • Arts & Culture

    T Break

    The art media’s free pass for the shambles that is T in the Park is extraordinary. Today the Scotsman writes in gushing prose that Geoff […]

    Mike Small 28th Nov'16 19
  • Commentary
    Rory Scothorne 28th Nov'16 29
  • Commentary

    What is it About Evangelicals?

    What is the white evangelicalism with which 25% of Americans identify, of which, according to exit polls, 81% voted for Donald Trump? In the past […]

    Alastair McIntosh 27th Nov'16 74
  • International

    What’s Going on in America?

    [View the story “What’s Going on in America?” on Storify]

    26th Nov'16 7

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