independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Commentary

    Unusual Suspects Ahead

    We live in a world characterised by false dichotomy. Two such fallacies are dominant: social justice equals state centralism and individual passivity, whilst capitalism equals […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 5th Oct'15 2
  • Left

    Death of Certainty, New Hope Rising

    We live in a historical moment marked by deep and profound ideological and social flux. If you are unconvinced by this, just think back ten […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 17th Aug'15 6
  • Glasgow

    Dear Green Place

    On my leg there’s a scar. It’s about two inches long, roughly the shape of a badly drawn F. It lives on the back of […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 26th Jun'15 39
  • Arts & Culture
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Jun'15 25
  • Austerity Britain

    Swimming Against the Tide

    By Jim Monaghan In 2001, when Glasgow City Council made the decision to close the public baths in Calder Street, Govanhill, in Glasgow’s Southside, they […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 1st Jun'15 10
  • Commentary

    No Mean City

    By  Mike Small Several things can be true at the same time. The following statements are all true: The incident in Glasgow today was disgraceful. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 4th May'15 41
  • Commentary
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd May'15 80
  • Commentary
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 29th Apr'15 26
  • Fresh Thinking


    We are Snook alerted us to this great idea which is making cycling easier in cities across the world. The first annual CycleHack Event took […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Feb'15 1
  • Arts & Culture

    Creating for Scotland

    By Phil Mac Giolla Bháin. All writing starts with an impulse. Last August I was on a plane to Glasgow to cover the IndyRef campaign […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Feb'15 6
  • Commentary
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 19th Feb'15 14
  • Commentary

    RIC and the People’s Vow

    The Radical Independence will continue to be a radical campaign, and it will continue to go from strength to strength, because we have seen what […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Nov'14 17
  • Arts & Culture

    Bella Caledonia: Songs for Scotland

    This is a musical celebration of Scottish independence at the Òran Mór (gaelic for ‘great melody of life’ or ‘big song’). This is for all who […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Sep'14 1
  • Music

    Songs for Scotland

    Sue Wilson previews the culture showcase that is Songs for Scotland with Dick Gaughan, Shooglenifty, Lady Alba, Ewan McLennan, Adam Ross (Randolph’s Leap), Findlay Napier; […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Aug'14 2
  • Commentary

    Songs for Scotland the Album

    Above the stage at Oran Mor in Glasgow is a painted sign: ‘Let Scotland flourish by telling the truth’. Alasdair Gray painted it there when he heard that […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 14th Aug'14 0
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