independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Radical Independence

    10 Reflections from RIC 2016

    On Saturday the Radical Independence Campaign held what will be looked back on as an important staging post in positioning the pro-independence left in relation […]

    Jonathon Shafi 4th Oct'16 11
  • Arts & Culture

    How I Want Thee

    ‘How I want thee, humorous Hogarth! Thou, I hear, a pleasant rogue art. Were but you and I acquainted, Every monster should be painted: You […]

    Dial M for Murdo 25th Aug'16 6
  • #Indyref2
    Hannah Westwater 19th Aug'16 4
  • Backing Bella

    Sustaining our New Media

    “One of the great things to come out of IndyRef was the diversity of new media, and 2 years on much of it is still […]

    21st May'16 0
  • Commentary

    Undependence Day

    Today Longannet closes and Unelectable Jeremy Corbyn opens up a 14% lead over Cameron in the @IpsosMORI leader ratings. At least one of the STV News’s upcoming […]

    Mike Small 24th Mar'16 98
  • Interview

    Bella interviews Alex Salmond

    We kick-off the first of a series of interviews in the run-up to the Holyrood elections discussing Brexit, the indyref, the oil figures and the […]

    Mike Small 17th Mar'16 42
  • WMD
    Bill Ramsay 10th Jan'16 4
  • Film and Animation

    Altered State 2

    The second part of Phantom Power’s doc on the referendum … ‘begins with the increasingly desperate ‘No’ campaign arranging Her Majesty’s backing. The impact of […]

    Phantom Power 8th Nov'15 6
  • Commentary

    The Day After a Year Ago

    With the Clackmannan result in, I really needed to go. In the time it took to get to the door The Glad Café had become […]

    Douglas Robertson 20th Sep'15 35
  • Commentary

    One Year On: how to lead from behind

    “Politicians argue that only if they are in power will decisions be the right ones, and thus we must suffer tedious rounds of facile political […]

    John S Warren 20th Sep'15 21
  • Commentary

    The Day Before a Year Ago

    In Whisky and Scotland (1935) Neil Gunn wrote: “any effort on the part of any section – such as Ireland or Wales or Scotland – […]

    Mike Small 17th Sep'15 76
  • Commentary

    Scotland’s Future #oneyearon

    It’s not often that Bernard Ponsonby, STV’s grizzled political correspondent (and let it not be forgotten, LibDem candidate in the 1988 Govan by-election), is responsible […]

    Pat Kane 15th Sep'15 40
  • Music

    Songs for Scotland

    Bella Caledonia: Songs for Scotland the Album is the definitive 2014 indyref compilation album, including folk/pop classics by Dick Gaughan and The Proclaimers; hip hop […]

    24th Jul'15 23
  • #Indyref2

    Sun’s Oot – Tapps Off

    When we were picking the Scots words and phrases to be used to theme our Edinburgh Festival shows there was one phrase the team was […]

    Robin McAlpine 8th Jul'15 24
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