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  • Events
    Rona Dhòmhnallach 13th Jun'17 0
  • General Election 2017

    Tweeddale Dumb and Tweedle D

    They are still saying “Strong and stable”. This is like Stepford Wives politics. These people are automatons. And clock this, the bar has been lowered […]

    13th Jun'17 15
  • Commentary

    Another Borders was Possible

    I was raised in Hawick, although moving there at six months old excluded me from Teridom. In the 1960s, Hawick was a close-knit town dominated […]

    Jim Bennett 13th Jun'17 12
  • General Election 2017

    Guns n Roses

    One of the greatest things about this dire general election was the complete failure of the media to dictate the agenda. News that Rupert Murdoch […]

    Mike Small 12th Jun'17 3
  • Poetry


    In which her body was a question-mark querying her lies; her mouth a ballot-box that bit the hand that fed. Her eyes? They swivelled for […]

    Carol Ann Duffy 12th Jun'17 0
  • Hot Takes GE17

    From Genesis to Revelation

    Ruth Davidson is your saviour, but how does this work? Last year, gay Conservative @RuthDavidsonMSP went to Northern Ireland to understand the root of the […]

    Mike Small 12th Jun'17 22
  • Commentary

    Not My Circus

    The right are clinging on by threatening women’s rights and continuing with the Rape Clause. Ruth Davidson only cares about LBGT rights, which happen to […]

    Alec Finlay 12th Jun'17 7
  • Podcast
    Gerry Mulvenna and Oisin Murphy-Lawless 12th Jun'17 2
  • Football

    Off the Radar and Off the Hook

    Craig Whyte’s acquittal last week has left Rangers fans with the realisation that no one will be held accountable for the death of their club. […]

    Andy Muirhead 12th Jun'17 2
  • Music

    Coalition of Chaos

    Nadine McBay’s playlist for your post-election blues … Black Sabbath – War Pigs As early as last July, newly-installed PM Theresa May said she would […]

    Nadine McBay 11th Jun'17 5
  • General Election 2017

    Scunnered; election reflections

    Three Scots that bide in newly Tory constituencies reflect oan the result. Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk. 2015, Calum Kerr SNP. 2017, John Lamont Conservative. Berwickshire, […]

    Tammas Clark 11th Jun'17 7
  • Music

    God Bless the Public

    Public service announcement from Werd​ (SOS) & Lewis Findlay​ …

    10th Jun'17 4
  • Hot Takes GE17

    Panzer Division

    Colonel Ruth is, according to the Telegraph going to take her tanks and park them on her own lawn, or something. In what is possibly […]

    Mike Small 10th Jun'17 17
  • General Election 2017

    Hit the North

    “I think that there is a real possibility that concessions made by the Conservatives to the DUP may force Sinn Féin into a position where […]

    Peter McColl 9th Jun'17 21

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