it's time to get above ourselves

  • Commentary
    Bill Wilson 16th Jun'17 34
  • Austerity Britain

    State of Tension

    The fire is now precipitating a full-blown national crisis argues Jonathan Shafi, and instead of fear and racism people are showing strength and solidarity in times […]

    Jonathon Shafi 16th Jun'17 22
  • Playlists

    Modern Studies – June Playlist

    One of the 20 acts Longlisted for the Scottish Album Of The Year Award for their Swell To Great debut LP, Perthshire-via-Glasgow-via-Yorkshire chamber pop band […]

    Nadine McBay 16th Jun'17 0
  • International

    Catalonia and Scotland

    What Does The Catalan Independence Referendum Mean For Citizens, Activists, Living And Working In The Region? “The referendum is going to be a real test […]

    E.S. Sandberg 15th Jun'17 25
  • Austerity Britain

    Boris and the Clown Army

    As soon as it was over everyone turned around and wondered why they’d put up with it for so long. That which seemed impossible now […]

    Mike Small 15th Jun'17 22
  • Social Movement


    Here are some of the ideas from a new report published by Common Weal today “Renewal: Ideas to reinvigorate the Scottish Government”. Read the full […]

    Mike Small 15th Jun'17 22
  • Austerity Britain

    Step Change from Fire Tragedy

    The terrible fire at Grenfell Tower in London, which has already claimed six lives, has become emblematic of austerity Britain where Rachmann values are rife […]

    14th Jun'17 8
  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig

    Gainnead de Ghàidhlig aig NMS

    Tha MISNEACHD a’ togail fianais an aghaidh Taisbeanadh nan Seumasach, Taighean-tasgaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba. Bliadhna Theàrlaich, Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair agus sgeulachd nan Seumasach, chan eil […]

    14th Jun'17 4
  • Austerity Britain

    On the Grenfell Tower Tragedy

    It’s emerged that the local Council – the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea – actually threatened a local blogger and action group with legal […]

    14th Jun'17 20
  • Commentary

    Build it and they will Come

    Build It and They Will Come: Scotland and Independence after the election by Gerry Hassan. The 2017 election marks the end of an era of […]

    Gerry Hassan 13th Jun'17 96
  • Media

    TV News from the River Clyde

    The River Clyde’s differential effects on the news editing process: or, now you see Ruth Davidson, now you don’t. Here’s a strange thing. Two broadcasting […]

    Neil Blain 13th Jun'17 10
  • Commentary

    Grant Shapps Tells it Straight

    Here Grant Shapps (former Tory party Chairman – alter ego Michael Green) reveals just a little too much about the Conservative attitude to Scotland … […]

    Mike Small 13th Jun'17 7
  • Events
    Rona Dhòmhnallach 13th Jun'17 0
  • General Election 2017

    Tweeddale Dumb and Tweedle D

    They are still saying “Strong and stable”. This is like Stepford Wives politics. These people are automatons. And clock this, the bar has been lowered […]

    13th Jun'17 15

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