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  • International
    21st Sep'17 4
  • Review
    Màrtainn Sgioba Misneachd 20th Sep'17 25
  • Commentary

    The Power Grab

    In the context of the Brexit breakdown Phantom Power examines the origins of devolution, the historic attempts to undermine it and the recent efforts to […]

    Phantom Power 20th Sep'17 7
  • Commentary

    England their England

    In The Lion and The Unicorn, his great 1940 essay on the nature of Englishness, George Orwell, in Hampstead, as the German Bombers flew overhead, […]

    Peter Arnott 20th Sep'17 36
  • Commentary

    For the Muggles not the Few

    JK Rowling – a talented writer and generous philanthropist who has popularised children reading – is frequently slightly unhinged about politics. In a confused twitter […]

    Mike Small 19th Sep'17 10
  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Sgioba Misneachd 19th Sep'17 4
  • Scots

    The Tales we Tell Oorsells

    Whaur are the Women? Whaur are the gaels? Whaur are the teuchters? Whaur the fuck even is Huntly?

    Alistair Heather 19th Sep'17 8
  • History

    The Women of the ‘45

    To mark the Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition at the Museum of Scotland, we have a series of articles about the issues it […]

    Maggie Craig 19th Sep'17 2
  • Commentary

    In Defence of Nostalgia

    Paul Tritschler considers that remarkable attribute of memory – nostalgia. School and childhood were complicated, and I got out of both as fast as I […]

    Paul Tritschler 19th Sep'17 3
  • Media

    Liquid Lies and Solid Facts

    Nixon had Ron Ziegler, Thatcher had Bernard Ingham, the Pistols had Malcolm McLaren, Saddam Hussein had Comical Ali,  Trump had Sean Spicer. Everyone needs a […]

    Mike Small 19th Sep'17 12
  • International
    18th Sep'17 13
  • Commentary

    Three Long Years

    “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” – John Lydon 1978 Three years after the biggest exercise in mass political education met a professional propaganda campaign backed by […]

    Mike Small 18th Sep'17 14
  • Commentary

    The Fix

    Last week we noticed that England has successfully replaced an undemocratic European Bureaucracy with a populist British Oligarchy, all in the name of freedom. What […]

    Mike Small 16th Sep'17 12
  • Brexit
    Mike Small 15th Sep'17 5

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