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  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Daibhidh Rothach 27th Jan'17 0
  • Identity
    Mike Small 24th Jan'17 51
  • Commentary

    Tenement Stories

    This is for ‘half-educated tenement Scots’ everywhere. Years ago, my upstairs neighbour, living on the second floor of a three-storey tenement in Glasgow, broke her […]

    Paul Tritschler 24th Jan'17 1
  • Film and Animation

    T2: Trainspotting

    Alan Bissett reviews the Trainspotting sequel for Bella. For the past few weeks I’ve been asking anyone I meet – friends, family, taxi drivers, barmen, […]

    Alan Bissett 23rd Jan'17 17
  • Antifascism
    Vonny Moyes 23rd Jan'17 11
  • Climate Change
    Magnus Jamieson 23rd Jan'17 1
  • Scots
    Ashley Douglas 23rd Jan'17 5
  • Antifascism

    This is Belonging

    The new British Army advert is astonishing. This image – one of a series – shows soldiers larking about in the ruins of some land. […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jan'17 16
  • Media

    Off the Record

    Daily Record journo sacked for calling Celtic fans ‘paedos’ by Andy Muirhead A Daily Record journalist has been sacked following comments posted on twitter in […]

    Andy Muirhead 21st Jan'17 3
  • International

    Trump is Bringing the War Back Home

    Having made the psychologically damaging error of listening to Trump’s Inauguration speech, like a good many others in the world, I didn’t get a lot […]

    Peter Arnott 21st Jan'17 15
  • International

    The Audacity of Hope?

    Neil McLeod assesses the Obama Presidency and its legacy. It is predictable that, in the week of what looks like a giant leap backwards for […]

    Neil McLeod 21st Jan'17 3
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Beyond Satire

      As we shudder towards some kid of American Weimar we have three ideas about how to respond to and understand the Trump phenomenon. The […]

    Mike Small 20th Jan'17 10
  • Commentary

    Mother Theresa

    “Listen to the speeches and the corridor conversations in Davos and it is hard to avoid the impression that the west — as a political […]

    Mike Small 20th Jan'17 3
  • Commentary

    In the Shadow

    John McLeod reflects on emotion in political writing and how we should respond to what Nicholas Boyle has described as a crisis in English identity […]

    John McLeod 20th Jan'17 12

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