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  • Economics

    The Currency Question

    Why establishing a new currency is the right choice for an independent Scotland by John Alexander Smith. As the currency debate dominated the 2014 Indyref […]

    John Alexander Smith 31st Mar'17 35
  • Media

    Bella Magazine #2

    Get your copy of Bella Caledonia in tomorrow’s National newspaper. It’s free on the first weekend of the month from all good newsagents. Welcome to […]

    Mike Small 31st Mar'17 4
  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Mike Small 31st Mar'17 2
  • Commentary

    We Could Send Letters

      Whether the political stylists are channeling Kellyanne Conway (why would anyone do that?) or Margaret Thatcher (why would anyone do that?) – no-one really knows. But the […]

    Mike Small 31st Mar'17 2
  • Europe
    30th Mar'17 1
  • Europe

    Broken Britain

    Great Britain just became Little England. My feelings took me by surprise. I did not expect the anger, the boiling full-on rage that swept me […]

    Stewart Bremner 30th Mar'17 28
  • Media
    29th Mar'17 3
  • Diary

    Celtic Isles

    Laurie Fraser’s weekly diary. On this historic / tragic day, I give you Dubliner Graham O’Malley’s unique 12 Point Plan to fix everything … We save […]

    Laurie Fraser 29th Mar'17 5
  • EU membership

    London’s anti-Brexit march

    The pro-Europeans make their voice heard – London’s anti-Brexit march March 25th was the EU’s birthday. It was celebrated in London and elsewhere by anti-Brexit […]

    Lesley Docksey 29th Mar'17 1
  • Practical Radical

    Vote Yes to Community Ownership

    Justin Kenrick hopes we’ll soon be celebrating the first ever successful urban community right to buy in Scotland. Since March 20th the citizens of Portobello […]

    Justin Kenrick 29th Mar'17 7
  • Commentary

    Trigger Happy

    Yesterday was a desperate day for the Scottish Unionist bloc. Cornered, frightened and facing obvious defeat, the Conservatives, Liberals and Labour united to try and […]

    Mike Small 29th Mar'17 27
  • Commentary

    Pop Up Dictatorship

    That the Prime Minister (you know, the one with legs) is about to accord herself the powers of a renaissance monarch, might give you pause for […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 8
  • Commentary


    For those who have only just noticed that the British tabloid press is institutionally misogynist, well done! The idea that the ONLY thing wrong with the […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 6
  • Commentary

    Plan for Britain?

    What fresh hell is this? Blink and you may have missed the Prime Minister’s visit. Channeling Hakim Bay Theresa May promised ‘temporary powers’ for Scotland […]

    Mike Small 27th Mar'17 11

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