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  • Commentary

    GalGael 20 Years On

    * In an important piece, first published in the Bella magazine, Gehan Macleod explores the differences between charity and solidarity (charity is vertical, solidarity is […]

    Gehan Macleod 9th Aug'17 5
  • Review

    Disappearing Glasgow

    Is it a coffee table? Is it an academic tome? Upon picking up Chris Leslie’s beautiful book Disappearing Glasgow I wasn’t sure. On the one […]

    Ed Hollis 23rd Nov'16 7
  • Film and Animation

    Red Carpet from Cuba to Scotland

    “Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper. Cine Pobre Film Festival […]

    Chris Bartter 7th Nov'16 1
  • Arts & Culture
    Clare Patterson 20th Aug'16 9
  • Commentary

    The Right of Protest

    Three Syrian students charged with resisting arrest and assaulting police officers at a Glasgow protest have been cleared after a senior Sheriff branded the police […]

    James Doleman 29th May'16 8
  • Commentary

    Futurama at Holyrood

    We want to be taken care of. We want to be included. See all that “cradle to the grave” stuff that Tories so despise that […]

    Peter Arnott 22nd Apr'16 83
  • Holyrood 2016

    The Big Debate from Glasgow

    Interesting livestream debate from the Riverside Halls Glasgow that includes Tommy Sheridan, Cat Boyd, Ivan McKee, Johann Lamont, Zara Kitson and more.

    13th Apr'16 16
  • Holyrood 2016
    Cat Boyd 5th Mar'16 24
  • Commentary

    The Directors’ Box

    At the last home game of 2015 the structures of Ibrox stadium trembled to the sound of ‘The Billy Boys’. It was just like old times […]

    Phil Mac Giolla Bhain 4th Mar'16 41
  • Arts & Culture

    Cos I Can

    Disclaimer: Because neither of my parents finished high school, I’m from Coatbridge, have seven brothers and sisters, grew up on a series of schemes as […]

    Katie Gallogly-Swan 7th Jan'16 47
  • Arts & Culture
    Loki 6th Jan'16 77
  • Arts & Culture

    Avengers Assemble!

    Walls Come Tumbling Down – Assemble and the Turner Prize When artist, writer and musician Kim Gordon announced Assemble as the winner of the 2015 […]

    Neil Cooper 8th Dec'15 1
  • 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 […]

    Mike Small 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 […]

    Jonathon Shafi 17th Aug'15 6
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