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  • Commentary

    Alt-Right on the Night

    From Kirsty Wark’s hilarious opening diatribe in Latin for Newsnight last night, in which she declared Theresa May ‘the imperial master of all before her’ […]

    Mike Small 25th Feb'17 5
  • Commentary

    Michael Gove v Liam O Hare

    [View the story “Michael Gove v Liam O Hare” on Storify] Likes(31)Dislikes(2)

    Mike Small 25th Feb'17 5
  • Commentary

    The Mayor comes to Perth

    The former MP for Tooting, and now Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is one of Beleagured Labour’s most accomplished and talented souls. Or so we’re […]

    Mike Small 25th Feb'17 60
  • Identity

    Scottish Twitter, Scottish Protest

    Scotland is sending out memes like they’re midges, and they’re sinking their teeth into the most powerful man in the world, argues Laura-Claire Wilson. When […]

    LC Wilson 24th Feb'17 28
  • Commentary

    Beyond Logie Durno

    In the face of ongoing crisis of planning and community democracy, such as the recent farce of  a local council planting trees on a football […]

    Graeme Purves 24th Feb'17 9
  • Podcast

    Loki and James Kelman in conversation

    Darren McGarvey and Jim Kelman in conversation, a podcast brought to you by Phantom Power from Milton Arts Project. Likes(11)Dislikes(5)

    Phantom Power 24th Feb'17 3
  • Music

    Only the Dopest

    The fourth of our new weekly Mixtape series to bring you some music for your weekend. Every Friday a guest selects a playlist for you […]

    Bram E Gieben 24th Feb'17 0
  • Review

    Aye’s right!

    Stuart A. Paterson’s recent pamphlet, Aye, for Tapsalteerie signals a return to his native Scots, following the success of his last English-language collection, Border Lines, […]

    Marcas Mac an Tuairneir 22nd Feb'17 0
  • Media

    BBC Scotland is a Showstopper

    There’s much to be celebrated in todays announcement from the BBC about a dedicated channel BBC Scotland: “Compared to 2015/16, this means we will be […]

    Mike Small 22nd Feb'17 81
  • Postcard

    Degrowth, Steam Trains and K-Punk

    Bella Postcard: our weekly series of micro blogs, a (very) random ‘best of the web’. Like a bit of heavyweight “degrowth” analysis? Eleanor Finley from […]

    21st Feb'17 1
  • Commentary

    Remembering Paddy Bort 1954-2017

    “So shocked and grieved to hear this. A grand European, a kindliest counsellor, a wise and merry man in so many countries. We all came to […]

    Christopher Harvie 21st Feb'17 2
  • International

    Looking for Peace in Jerusalem

    So in a week I’m sixty five, my God how did that happen? And I’m here a bald OAP living in a hostel in a Jerusalem […]

    Maxwell MacLeod 21st Feb'17 10
  • Arts & Culture

    I Still Believe in Miracles

    On Sunday 100 protestors gathered at Inverleith House in Edinburgh to challenge what has been described as a work of cultural and civic vandalism – the […]

    Mike Small 20th Feb'17 2
  • Media

    The Joy of Six

    The cancellation of the Scottish Six broadcast is the end of one of Scotland’s longest-running media sagas. It’s an issue that used to be a […]

    Mike Small 19th Feb'17 27

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