it's time to get above ourselves

  • Brexit

    One Nation Brexit

    We’re repeatedly told by David Mundell and Theresa May and Ruth Davidson that Scotland is being consulted and involved in Brexit debates, though things get […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'17 3
  • International

    Judgement day for Ratko Mladić

    The main in the photograph is Fikret Alic. Today he was in the Hague to witness the trial for Ratko Mladić, the Bosnian Serb commander. Charges […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'17 27
  • Commentary
    Mike Small 22nd Nov'17 5
  • Brexit

    The Subsidy Junkies

    The anti-Irish brigade is in full flight as the reality that the border issue is a serious one – with no clear resolution and possibly […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'17 10
  • Media

    Wrapping Paper Fury

    “Follow the money”, as the saying goes. “Hit them where it hurts” goes another. Stop Funding Hate takes these wise slogans and has turned them […]

    Mike Small 21st Nov'17 4
  • Commentary

    Scotland and the New North

    As the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) move from London to Amsterdam and Paris, and Labour vote to leave the […]

    Mike Small 21st Nov'17 5
  • Commentary

    On Govanhill

    Mhairi Hunter (Councillor, Southside Central ward, Glasgow) attempts to bring some balance and focus to the coverage of Govanhill. Last week the Times published a story […]

    Mhairi Hunter 21st Nov'17 22
  • Media
    Mike Small 20th Nov'17 4
  • Brexit

    On Gove, Brexit and Northern Ireland

    [View the story ” Michael Gove and Northern Ireland” on Storify]

    Peter Geoghegan 19th Nov'17 1
  • Austerity Britain
    Sarah Glynn 19th Nov'17 12
  • Commentary

    Get Me Out of Here

    Kezia Dugdale’s decision to go on I’m a Celebrity timed the day the party announces its new leader, might seem a career-ending last hurrah (joined […]

    Mike Small 18th Nov'17 14
  • Commentary

    These (Offshore) Islands

    The latest post from the unintentionally hilarious These Islands project, is, well, unintentionally hilarious. Packed with the great and the good, the project is an […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'17 13
  • Industrial Action

    Solidarity with BiFab

    “An inspiring example of workers taking their power back and demonstrates continuing capacity of trade unions to set political agenda.” GMB Scotland regional organiser Hazel […]

    17th Nov'17 6
  • Commentary

    Prizewinning Performance

    The annual black tie back-slapping event of the year for Scotland’s political and media class is over. Kezia Dugdale was awarded the Debater of the […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'17 4

Friends of Bella Caledonia

Blogroll