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  • General Election 2017

    Election Dawn and Crystal Balls

    I spent most of last night in an impressively improvised TV Studio for Broadcasting Scotland in the same kind of incoherent shock as has been […]

    Peter Arnott 9th Jun'17 32
  • General Election 2017

    Welcome to Anti Democracy

    This result just deepens the democratic deficit, once again delivering a Tory government that Scotland has voted massively against. But there’s two new elements to […]

    Mike Small 9th Jun'17 17
  • Hot Takes GE17

    What can possibly go wrong?

    Cast your mind back to the beginning of this year. Since becoming Prime Minister in the unexpected summer of 2016, Theresa May has been thinking, […]

    Peter Arnott 7th Jun'17 5
  • Football

    End of Season Report

    After a season that has been dominated by ‘the Invincibles’, a resurgent (then woeful) Hearts, an inspired Aberdeen side (now being disbanded), and the best […]

    7th Jun'17 7
  • Hot Takes GE17
    George Gunn 7th Jun'17 1
  • Hot Takes GE17

    Acid Womble

    With one day to go here’s the best campaign footage I’ve seen … #VoteLabour & ‘Seize the means of production’. Brilliant video from Acid Womble. […]

    7th Jun'17 5
  • Media

    Dog Whistle Politics Serve No-one

    Labour have this morning announced that the shadow Home Secretary will temporarily step away from her role due to a health issue. She will be […]

    7th Jun'17 17
  • Peace activism

    Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

    From the 15th June, most of the world’s governments, unfortunately NOT the UK will be negotiating the ban on nuclear weapons at the United Nations […]

    Janet Fenton 6th Jun'17 0
  • Peace activism

    Normal Beats Terror

    We’ve now had two terror attacks in the U.K. in as many weeks and it’s possible that we may be entering into a period of […]

    David Tam McDonald 6th Jun'17 9
  • General Election 2017

    She’s Lying to You

    Our daily election diary …

    Mike Small 6th Jun'17 4
  • Film and Animation

    Zombie Apocalypse in Jockistan

    Creative Scotland today announce a brand new film studio based in Granton, with the blockbuster ‘Zombie Apocalypse in Jockistan’ directed by Lynn Ramsay to open […]

    6th Jun'17 4
  • General Election 2017
    George Gunn 6th Jun'17 3
  • Commentary

    Robin Cook at Heartbreak Hotel

    Christopher Harvie remembers Robin Cook (‘a Machiavelli of the Tribune left’) and his changing attitude to devolution – “by 1983 he had smartly changed step and by 1997 […]

    Christopher Harvie 6th Jun'17 7
  • Arts & Culture

    Venn of Blairite Rage Diagram

    Anticipating the meltdown of unreconstructed Blairite ‘Labour’ members is one of the joys of watching the Corbyn surge [enjoy and share]     * Dont […]

    Mike Small 6th Jun'17 2

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