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  • Europe

    Broken Britain

    Great Britain just became Little England. My feelings took me by surprise. I did not expect the anger, the boiling full-on rage that swept me […]

    Stewart Bremner 30th Mar'17 28
  • Media
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  • Diary

    Celtic Isles

    Laurie Fraser’s weekly diary. On this historic / tragic day, I give you Dubliner Graham O’Malley’s unique 12 Point Plan to fix everything … We save […]

    Laurie Fraser 29th Mar'17 5
  • EU membership

    London’s anti-Brexit march

    The pro-Europeans make their voice heard – London’s anti-Brexit march March 25th was the EU’s birthday. It was celebrated in London and elsewhere by anti-Brexit […]

    Lesley Docksey 29th Mar'17 1
  • Practical Radical

    Vote Yes to Community Ownership

    Justin Kenrick hopes we’ll soon be celebrating the first ever successful urban community right to buy in Scotland. Since March 20th the citizens of Portobello […]

    Justin Kenrick 29th Mar'17 7
  • Commentary

    Trigger Happy

    Yesterday was a desperate day for the Scottish Unionist bloc. Cornered, frightened and facing obvious defeat, the Conservatives, Liberals and Labour united to try and […]

    Mike Small 29th Mar'17 27
  • Commentary

    Pop Up Dictatorship

    That the Prime Minister (you know, the one with legs) is about to accord herself the powers of a renaissance monarch, might give you pause for […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 8
  • Commentary


    For those who have only just noticed that the British tabloid press is institutionally misogynist, well done! The idea that the ONLY thing wrong with the […]

    Mike Small 28th Mar'17 6
  • Commentary

    Plan for Britain?

    What fresh hell is this? Blink and you may have missed the Prime Minister’s visit. Channeling Hakim Bay Theresa May promised ‘temporary powers’ for Scotland […]

    Mike Small 27th Mar'17 11
  • International

    Possession & Independence

    The British Empire has its foundation in overseas possessions ‘claimed’ for, and trading posts set up by England in the 17th century. From the 1707 […]

    Stewart Bremner 27th Mar'17 9
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Subvert the City

    #subvertthecity As we struggle in the wake of the London attacks to imagine what a city is and what a city is for, beyond the […]

    Mike Small 26th Mar'17 2
  • Europe

    New Lübeck Letter

    The Lübeck Letter was sent by William Wallace and Andrew Murray in 1297 to the mayors of Lubeck and Hamburg. In the last few years […]

    David Greig 25th Mar'17 14
  • ScotRef

    Journey to Yes #10

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    Phantom Power 24th Mar'17 2
  • Commentary

    Ten Years of the SNP, and Beyond

    Ten Years on the SNP and Scottish nationalism require a different politics for the future: Making real a vision of self-determination, argues Gerry Hassan. The SNP […]

    Gerry Hassan 24th Mar'17 28

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