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  • Media

    Scotland 2021

    Scotland 2021 – crafting a better future. Edited by Simon Barrow and Mike Small. “What kind of country do you want to live in? What should […]

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    13th Mar'17 3
  • Austerity Britain

    Active Response

    Active Response is a two-year process to stimulate thinking, actions and responses to the post-Brexit future of Scotland. It comes out of the recognition of […]

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    13th Mar'17 0
  • ScotRef

    It’s Scotland’s Choice

    The inevitable next step is now here – we will have a second referendum some time between Autumn 2018 & Spring 2019. You can read […]

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    Mike Small 13th Mar'17 39
  • Commentary

    Broken Shire

    Shortly after Melanie Phillips startled the horses with a clearly bonkers analysis of Britain and the ‘family of nations’ as essentially one of a race […]

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    Mike Small 13th Mar'17 11
  • Commentary
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  • Commentary

    Roses of the World

    Recent Tory, Labour or unionist comments equate the Scottish independence movement with the most divisive aspects of the Brexit campaign, but we need only look […]

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    Rose Strang 10th Mar'17 4
  • New Yes

    From No to Yes

    Part #7 of Phantom Power’s Journey to Yes series…. Likes(50)Dislikes(2)

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    10th Mar'17 9
  • Commentary

    Food of the Nation

    Joanna Blythman on the Errington Cheese case – and the wider implications for small-scale food producers and Scottish food culture. This article was first published in […]

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    Joanna Blythman 9th Mar'17 7
  • Podcast

    Destiny Man

    In a tranquil spot near Connell an elderly man overlooks a beautiful loch from his living room with hope, few regrets and an enduring fierce […]

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    Mike Small 8th Mar'17 17
  • Arts & Culture

    Megaphone

    Playwright Sara Shaarawi from the Workers Theatre writes about her new Kickstarter, Megaphone. This article was first published in the Bella Caledonia print edition, available […]

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    Sara Shaarawi 8th Mar'17 3
  • Review

    Magpie

    From Millais’ Ophelia to Alien’s Ripley, Kathryn Briggs’ Magpie utilizes a myriad of symbols to explore and subvert the female experience. Told through and over […]

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    Katy Lennon 8th Mar'17 0
  • Women

    Bella Happy #IWD2017

    Here’s our top ten of the best ideas projects and protests from International Women’s Day 2017 … 1. Here’s a brilliant piece from Clash Music on […]

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    8th Mar'17 0
  • Austerity Britain

    British Empire 1.0

    We thought this week’s ‘re-imagining’ of Britain and British Empire needed another look. Modern Britain formed in 1707. These are the countries it has been […]

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    Stewart Bremner 8th Mar'17 17
  • Environmental Justice

    Beyond Black Gold

    The chair of the Growth Commission, Andrew Wilson has stated what a lot of us have been saying for a very long time, that the […]

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    Mike Small 7th Mar'17 20

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