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  • Arts & Culture

    The Last Days of Creative Scotland

    Scotland’s artists mustn’t fall for this any longer. A change of management won’t be enough to save CS this time. It’s time for artists to […]

    Neil Cooper 3rd Feb'18 28
  • Music

    The Magic of Vinyl

    “I knew what I wanted to create,” says monorail’s Stephen McRobbie, a week or so after the record shop celebrated 15 years of trading in […]

    Nadine McBay 5th Jan'18 1
  • Drugs

    The Case for a Fix Room

    The case for a safer drug consumption facility in Glasgow, by Mhairi Hunter (writing in a personal capacity). Plans to establish a safer drug consumption […]

    Mhairi Hunter 15th Dec'17 16
  • Music

    On Glasgow’s Music and Soul

    A guest editor pick by Laura Waddell, here’s Leo Condie of WHITE and Sarah Martin of Belle and Sebastian in conversation about Glasgow, music, and […]

    Leo Condie and Sarah Martin 6th Dec'17 0
  • Editorial
    Guest Editor - Laura Waddell 6th Dec'17 2
  • Commentary

    On Govanhill

    Mhairi Hunter (Councillor, Southside Central ward, Glasgow) attempts to bring some balance and focus to the coverage of Govanhill. Last week the Times published a story […]

    Mhairi Hunter 21st Nov'17 22
  • 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 7
  • 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 9
  • 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
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