Scotland's 5th Estate

  • Scots

    Fash

    Stuart Paterson is ane o the maist vital, vocal an virrsome poets oan the Scottish scene. He screives baith in English an Scots, anent a […]

    Stuart Paterson 14th Aug'17 7
  • Commentary

    Flip Flop Economics

    Remember when it was the jam? Early stages of Brexit the Fantasy (Season 1) we had Andrea Leadsom argue that ‘British jam, tea and biscuits […]

    Mike Small 13th Aug'17 17
  • WMD

    Nagasaki

    This week Scottish CND group assembled at the Peace Tree beside the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow to remember the civilian men women and children who […]

    Magi Gibson 10th Aug'17 9
  • Arts & Culture
    Jim Monaghan 10th Aug'17 6
  • Commentary

    GalGael 20 Years On

    * In an important piece, first published in the Bella magazine, Gehan Macleod explores the differences between charity and solidarity (charity is vertical, solidarity is […]

    Gehan Macleod 9th Aug'17 5
  • Playlists

    Last Night from Glasgow

    Last Night From Glasgow is a crowd-funded label run by a collection of music lovers who dedicate their spare time and enthusiasm to unsigned bands […]

    Nadine McBay 7th Aug'17 0
  • Events

    On the Trail of Thomas Muir

    This years annual Thomas Muir lecture will be given by Tommy Sheppard. Tommy Sheppard is the MP for Edinburgh East and is on the the […]

    Murray Armstrong 6th Aug'17 5
  • Commentary

    Anglo-British: the Hybrid Nationalism

    Anthony Barnett explains the identity crisis and elite uprising that brought us to the brink of Brexit oblivion. This article was first published in the […]

    Anthony Barnett 6th Aug'17 19
  • Playlists
    Nadine McBay 5th Aug'17 1
  • Football

    Kick Off Time

    As the SPFL kicks off today, Andy Muirhead assesses the state of the game five years on from the prospect of ‘Armageddon’. Read Andy regularly […]

    Andy Muirhead 5th Aug'17 9
  • International
    Allan Armstrong 4th Aug'17 12
  • International

    Talking about Rojava

    Talking about Rojava – reflections on the recent international conference on Challenging Capitalist Modernity organised by the Kurdish community in Hamburg by Sarah Glynn. For […]

    Sarah Glynn 4th Aug'17 3
  • Brexit

    Brexit’s Irish Problem

    “It is inconceivable that a vote for Brexit would not have a negative impact on the (Irish) Border, bringing cost and disruption to trade and […]

    Peter Geoghegan 4th Aug'17 5
  • Brexit

    Red Tape, Brexit, Shock and Bluff

    As the Brexit ‘negotiations’ begin (or ends?) we are drawing on academic experts to try and cut through the spin and political fog to understand […]

    3rd Aug'17 30

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