Tag Archive for ‘Glasgow’

Red Road

News that the Red Road flats, which have been part of Glasgow’s skyline for almost 50 years will be blown up as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was met by stunned confusion by people today. The event will… Read More ›

The Independence Lectures

“The Independence Lectures” is organised by RIC in collaboration with Pluto Press and Word Power books. This series of public events brings renowned academics, authors and thinkers to introduce radical arguments on a variety of topics related to Scotland’s constitutional… Read More ›

Prison Playground

By Catherine Happer In a highly publicised and controversial campaign which brought record numbers to the ballot box, Glasgow University students last week overwhelmingly voted NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as their new rector in a statement against public surveillance. It… Read More ›

Coney No Do That?

By Svenja Meyerricks Glasgow City Council has declared war to the famous “Wellington Cone”. The news have been met by a wave of joyful citizen activism that any town planning team bantering about the buzzword “participation” can only dream of…. Read More ›

The Branded Hand

By David Morgan @anotherscotland Strange things are happening following the government’s defeat over Syria. Political commentators wring their hands, agonising over whether Britain has lost influence in the world or whether the ‘special relationship’ has been put in jeopardy. Meanwhile… Read More ›

Let Glasgow Flourish

By Jonathan Mackie It’s a common – and often justified – complaint that Scotland’s mainstream media outlets focus disproportionately on Glasgow when deeming what’s worthy of ‘news’ status.  This time, however, the goings-on over recent weeks at Hollywood’s favourite Kremlin… Read More ›