independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Europe
    Ugne Viktorija Budre 11th Oct'16 1
  • Commentary

    Clown Coup

    It’s difficult not to be smug when looking across the pond at the depths that US politics has sunk to. Gone are the days when […]

    Mike Small 10th Oct'16 28
  • Commentary

    Brexit Means Racism

    Hatred is spewing out of the Conservative conference and the wider English political culture. Till now most of it has been avoided, ignored or tolerated […]

    Mike Small 5th Oct'16 83
  • Commentary
    Pat Kane 3rd Oct'16 52
  • Europe

    Europe in Scotland #EU2

    In the third of our series inviting European citizens living in Scotland to reflect on the Brexit crisis, Svenja Meyerricks  contributes. #EU2 How has the Brexit […]

    Svenja Meyerricks 23rd Sep'16 8
  • Europe

    Europe in Scotland #EU2

    In the second of our series inviting European citizens living in Scotland to reflect on the Brexit crisis, Jean-Loup Rebours-Smith contributes. #EU2 I’m originally a […]

    Jean-Loup Rebours-Smith 11th Sep'16 38
  • Europe
    Dovydas Kuliešas 9th Sep'16 68
  • Commentary

    The Last Days of Flashman

    Off he toddles humming away. ‘Right’. He doesn’t exactly look very bothered does he? People like David Cameron are born in power and will die […]

    Mike Small 12th Jul'16 40
  • International

    The Irish Dimension

    ‘England’s difficulty is Ireland’s opportunity.’ That old republican dictum was oft-repeated in the run-up to Easter 1916, when King was busy battling Kaiser in far-flung […]

    Peter Geoghegan 29th Jun'16 8
  • Europe

    Scotland, a European Nation

    Scotland, a European nation adjourned in 1707, is hereby reconvened. The Scottish parliament, overwhelmingly and without a single vote against, has endorsed its first full […]

    Michael Gray 29th Jun'16 90
  • EU membership

    The Real Result of the Referendum

    Last Friday I woke up before the alarm went off and picked up the phone to check the time. Even before having it for certain […]

    Joana Ramiro 28th Jun'16 31
  • Scots

    Let’s Be Gallus, no Sleekit

    Gin we’ve lairnt onyhin fae the lest twa elections, then it’s shairlie that, firstlie, polls are gey doutsome, an voters gey ragglish. Jist whaur did […]

    Ashley Husband Powton 21st Jun'16 10
  • welfare

    Cameron’s Toxic Welfare Debate

    The date was 22nd February and David Cameron had just returned from a summit in Brussels. Europe was experiencing the largest movement of people since […]

    Ellenor Hutson 20th Jun'16 3
  • Commentary

    Blimey, it could be Brexit!

    Too often we see things through a purely Scottish lens. Brexit is voicing us to change that. Anthony Barnett has written a book on how […]

    Anthony Barnett 20th Jun'16 6
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