independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Arts & Culture
    Gerry Hassan 16th Mar'18 16
  • Identity

    I Come from Where?

    “Where do you come from?” is a question everybody gets asked.  Maybe when you’re at a party with your kids, standing awkwardly next to other […]

    Mark Smith 16th Mar'18 6
  • Commentary

    Only Begin

    The Yes movement? A Renew movement? A movement renewed to renew a society that cares … argues Justin Kenrick

    Justin Kenrick 16th Mar'18 9
  • Direct Action
    16th Mar'18 9
  • Review

    How to Start a New Country

    I only occasionally do book reviews, largely because I am not the world’s greatest reader of them and so do not often think about writing […]

    Richard Murphy 15th Mar'18 8
  • Events

    RIC Spring Conference

    The Radical Independence Campaign held its Spring Conference in Edinburgh on Saturday, 10th March. The conference was designed as one where the Left could take […]

    Allan Armstrong 15th Mar'18 5
  • Commentary

    The Russians Aren’t Coming

    The Russia’s aren’t coming. They’re not coming to steal our food banks and they’re not coming up the Clyde any time soon. They’re already here […]

    Mike Small 13th Mar'18 20
  • Commentary

    Plastic Sea

      Last year scientists on board the Greenpeace’s boat MV Beluga II skirted round Scotland’s coast collecting data on the concentration of plastic and microplastics […]

    Mike Small 12th Mar'18 10
  • Commentary
    Iain McKinnon 11th Mar'18 40
  • Commentary

    SEPA and the Life Aquatic

    The Gairloch community has taken to its beaches to demonstrate against Scottish Water’s plans to downgrade the current water treatment works to a system that […]

    Ewen McLachlan 11th Mar'18 3
  • Commentary

    In Search of Post-Carbon Scotland

    Christopher Silver on how the politics of geology have helped define a post-industrial Scotland that awaits a clear alternative. In October 2017 the Scottish Parliament voted […]

    Christopher Silver 11th Mar'18 12
  • Review

    Heard in the Cougait

    Many Capital citizens will be familiar with the work of John Kay (1742 – 1826) whose caricatures scandalised Enlightenment-era Edinburgh, and whose pictures continue to […]

    Craig Gibson 9th Mar'18 0
  • Commentary

    Now is the Time

    There’s a trope in early Hollywood: a girl, bound to railway tracks, an oncoming train. That’s the situation we’re in now: Brexit is the oncoming […]

    Simon Brooke 9th Mar'18 172
  • Women

    Women Life Freedom!

    International Women’s Day has become an important date in the Kurdish calendar of protest and resistance, and the central place given to the feminist struggle […]

    Sarah Glynn 8th Mar'18 1

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