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  • Commentary
    Alf Baird 18th Feb'17 124
  • Commentary

    Journey to Yes #2

    The second in the Phantom Power series looking at people who have moved from No to Yes. Daniel – a Dundee based engineer originally from […]

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    16th Feb'17 4
  • Scots

    Scotland go the hail Hogg

    The story wis screivit in stane. A lively Scotland wid be crushed by a ferocious Ireland. Superstar full-back Stuart Hogg micht weel gang the length […]

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    Alistair Heather 6th Feb'17 12
  • Scotland 2021

    Women’s equality in Parliament

    This is an extract from our book of essays ‘Scotland 2021’ (edited by Mike Small and Simon Barrow) available from Word Power books or via Waterstone’s. […]

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    Talat Yaqoob 3rd Feb'17 8
  • Antifascism

    Scotland Against Trump

    A massive demo in Edinburgh last night showed solidarity with people being persecuted for their religious beliefs in America and welcomed refugees to Scotland. Similar […]

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    Mike Small 31st Jan'17 26
  • Climate Change
    Magnus Jamieson 23rd Jan'17 1
  • Scots
    Ashley Douglas 23rd Jan'17 5
  • Commentary

    The Demographics of Independence

    This presentation by Dr Craig Dalzell (@thecommongreen)- ‘Demographics of Independence’ from the Scottish independence Convention’s Build 2017 conference – raises significant issues (and clarity) about […]

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    18th Jan'17 6
  • Environmental Justice

    The Trouble with Wilderness

    The ‘The Artist Traveller’ exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy includes a series of pen and ink and digital pigment prints by artist Murray Robertson […]

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    Graeme Purves 16th Jan'17 2
  • Commentary

    Thinking Inside the Box

    On only the very first day of 2017, the political scene on Scottish Twitter seemed to be in full-flow silly season. Like the daftie I […]

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    Iain Robertson 3rd Jan'17 65
  • EU membership

    Scottish and European

    Nicola Sturgeon today unveiled ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’ – the first plan anywhere in UK for dealing with Brexit. It’s a bit of an odd […]

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    Mike Small 20th Dec'16 23
  • Commentary

    Have I Got (Fake) News for You

    Tory Communities Minister Sajid Javid has recommended we introduce an oath of allegiance and swearing to a set of ‘British Values” for immigrants, elected officials, civil […]

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    Mike Small 19th Dec'16 42
  • Commentary

    Print Your Own Labels

    Every six months or so I meet my friend’s son for a catch up. He’s twenty-one and has left home in the highlands for uni […]

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    Heather Pearson 9th Dec'16 22
  • Review

    Demanding Democracy

    Christopher Silver’s ‘Demanding Democracy – The Case for a Scottish Media’ challenges the reader to ponder questions about Scotland’s broadcasting that far exceed the merely […]

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    Robert J Somynne 7th Dec'16 11
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