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Donald Trump

  • Climate Change


    Imagine living in a time when the most powerful man in the world was so stupid he thought “cleanliness” was more important than climate change. […]

    Mike Small 29th Jan'18 1
  • Commentary
    Gordon Guthrie 25th Jan'18 15
  • International

    To the Editor

    The editor of the New York Times has done a remarkable thing. On the anniversary of the first year of the Trump ‘Presidency’, in ‘the […]

    18th Jan'18 4
  • Identity

    Scottish Twitter, Scottish Protest

    Scotland is sending out memes like they’re midges, and they’re sinking their teeth into the most powerful man in the world, argues Laura-Claire Wilson. When […]

    LC Wilson 24th Feb'17 28
  • Anti-Capitalism

    The Apprentice

    Watching the tragedy of Trump’s childlike oligarchy unspool is mesmerising. Like when you can’t help crank your neck to catch the car-crash you don’t want […]

    Mike Small 6th Feb'17 9
  • Commentary

    2016, a Dictionary

    Citizens of Nowhere – in this year of tumultuous change, let’s take another look at that most insidious beast, the language used to distort, manipulate […]

    Mike Small 11th Dec'16 17
  • Commentary

    Donald Trump and the Second Sight

    Alastair McIntosh on the psychopathology that the American election has set loose upon the world. I was driving through Tong on the Isle of Lewis. […]

    Alastair McIntosh 6th Nov'16 32
  • International

    From Lewis to Standing Rock

    Growing in number and spirit, the Standing Rock Sioux protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is swiftly gaining strength and international solidarity, and overcoming a […]

    Mike Small 1st Sep'16 12
  • International

    Hillary and the Balloons

    I’m looking at the pictures of Hillary among the balloons…as a theatre type…and thinking to myself, a bit uncomfortably… “She may have intelligence and experience […]

    29th Jul'16 28
  • International

    The Republican Candidate

    The American Republican Party have just nominated an egomaniac racist liar as their candidate. Watch and share. “Look at him. Bigot. Racist. Nativist. Separatist. Sexist. […]

    27th May'16 9
  • International

    On Trump’s Wall Fascism

    “Build that wall! Build that wall! Build that wall!” the chanting in the Tampa sports arena went on for over 15 minutes as reported. Of […]

    Thom Cross 15th Feb'16 6
  • Commentary

    American Nationalism

    Scotland is a fairly tolerant place at the best of times. Our attention to human rights is meticulous for the most part, and our rights […]

    Fraser Stewart 10th Dec'15 41
  • Postcard

    Trump, Paris and RBS Funding Trident

    A new daily series of ‘postcard’ micro blogs: a random selection of the best of the web in under 250 words. Fears that The Donald is […]

    Mike Small 23rd Nov'15 1
  • Fishing

    A Dangerous Game

    A Dangerous Game launched at the Edinburgh Festival last night. Patrick Small investigates the films significance. You’ve Been Trumped, Anthony Baxter’s documentary about the fight […]

    Patrick Small 25th Jun'14 18
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