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  • Commentary
    Allan Grogan 2nd Jan'17 21
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  • Commentary

    Bella’s Review of the Year

    Bella’s review of the year in full – from the Melting Pot, Edinburgh, December 21 Panel 1 – Joyce McMillan, Andy Wightman, Heather Burns, Christopher […]

    24th Dec'16 9
  • Commentary

    Merry Christmas from Bella

    As we hurtle towards a boozy-Yule I just wanted to say a tinselly thanks to all our readers and writers and to everyone who has […]

    Mike Small 24th Dec'16 16
  • Scots

    The Dug Faictory

    Forrit tae an end tae the wrangous pauchlin o puppies in Scotland Oan Wadensday 21st December, ah hud the preevilege o leadin a debate in […]

    Emma Harper 23rd Dec'16 3
  • Music

    Home for the Holidays

    Support this great project, and buy this great album with This is the Kit, Stanley Odd, the Son(s), Wooden Box, Mersault, Withered Hand, Frightened Rabbit […]

    23rd Dec'16 0
  • Commentary


    I wandered back to the crinkly brain soaked in a jar. All the experiences of the world happen here in this faint grey galaxy of […]

    Paul Tritschler 22nd Dec'16 10
  • Scotland 2021
    Robin McAlpine 21st Dec'16 29
  • Scotland 2021

    Scotland 2021

    What kind of country do you want to live in? What should we demand of our political leaders (now)? What should our priorities be for […]

    21st Dec'16 1
  • Commentary

    Jingo Belle

    Here we stand, approaching the end of 2016 and looking at a whole new year ahead. With Trump being inaugurated in January unless a Christmas […]

    Heather Pearson 21st Dec'16 15
  • EU membership

    Scottish and European

    Nicola Sturgeon today unveiled ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’ – the first plan anywhere in UK for dealing with Brexit. It’s a bit of an odd […]

    Mike Small 20th Dec'16 23
  • Dialogue

    In Defence of Identity Politics

    Identity politics is under attack, and in some quarters the theory underpinning it is being blamed for the rise of the Right. But as we […]

    Henry Bell 20th Dec'16 17
  • #Indyref2

    After Brexit

    In an extract from his new book Winning The Second Independence Referendum – a manifesto for Scotland and the EU after Brexit Gordon Guthrie argues […]

    Gordon Guthrie 20th Dec'16 13
  • International

    What to fear from Trump?

    Sarah Kendzior is the author of The View From Flyover Country, a collection of essays published in 2015. She is a journalist, researcher and foreign […]

    20th Dec'16 1

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