Scotland's 5th Estate

  • Scots
    Ally Heather 5th Dec'17 6
  • Direct Action

    Reclaim the City

    As the campaign to defend Edinburgh’s Cental Library steps up a gear, Ray Burnett looks at the Old Town’s radical history – and what we are losing […]

    Ray Burnett 5th Dec'17 16
  • Commentary
    Griogair Labhruidh 5th Dec'17 49
  • Brexit

    The Limits to Cakeism

    The Theresa May phoning SKY meme has hit hard. You know the one? “Hello, is that Sky? This is Theresa. I’d like to cancel my […]

    Mike Small 5th Dec'17 8
  • Scots

    To the Bourgeoisie

    A hunner year syne this year, the European warld wis tearin itsel tae targets. In Scotland, the hoodies had been croakin fir the brave kiltit […]

    Ally Heather 4th Dec'17 6
  • Commentary

    Austerity Myths

    If there’s one thing that Jeremy Corbyn has been absolutely consistent about in recent years, it’s that the Tories’ spending cuts are not, as the […]

    Jamie Maxwell 4th Dec'17 7
  • Brexit

    A Wake-Up Call

    Britain’s ignorance of Ireland is leading it blindly into crisis by Naomi O’Leary. Brexit has exposed profound ignorance, indifference, and retrograde beliefs towards Ireland in […]

    Naomi O'Leary 3rd Dec'17 48
  • International

    The Merkel Effect

    Chloé Farand in Berlin explains the fallout from the political crisis in Germany. For more than a decade, Angela Merkel has been the symbol of […]

    Chloé Farand 3rd Dec'17 4
  • Land Ownership

    The Promised Land

    “The blooming appearance of this place forms a delightful contrast with the bleak aspect of the mountains within view. The traces of tillage on a […]

    Alastair McIntosh 3rd Dec'17 1
  • Commentary
    Meaghan Delahunt 1st Dec'17 0
  • Music
    1st Dec'17 6
  • Commentary

    Speech and War

    Peter Arnott on the obscenity that is Trump and how it attacks language and democracy: ” It feels like dereliction of duty even to try […]

    Peter Arnott 1st Dec'17 10
  • Environmental Justice
    Svenja Meyerricks 30th Nov'17 5
  • Brexit

    The Theatre of Humiliation

    The Theatre of Humiliation: From The Province of The Cat by George Gunn As the ungainly farce of Brexit blathers to its inevitable conclusion, now […]

    George Gunn 30th Nov'17 3

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