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  • Austerity Britain

    True Divide

    It’s funny when politicians deride those advocating change in Scotland as stirring up “division”. The true division is a society disfigured by poverty and inequality, […]

    Mike Small 28th Jun'17 1
  • Commentary

    Independence Day

    It’s Independence Day today, though you might not have noticed and your home may not be festooned with bunting. Brexit is (and can only be) […]

    Mike Small 23rd Jun'17 19
  • Commentary

    A Dangerous Narrative

    Lost amid the clamour of ‘Advice for the SNP’ articles – plus, of course, carnage in London, the Brexit fiasco and chaos at the heart […]

    Alan Bissett 21st Jun'17 87
  • Commentary

    Build it and they will Come

    Build It and They Will Come: Scotland and Independence after the election by Gerry Hassan. The 2017 election marks the end of an era of […]

    Gerry Hassan 13th Jun'17 96
  • Hot Takes GE17

    What can possibly go wrong?

    Cast your mind back to the beginning of this year. Since becoming Prime Minister in the unexpected summer of 2016, Theresa May has been thinking, […]

    Peter Arnott 7th Jun'17 5
  • General Election 2017
    George Gunn 6th Jun'17 3
  • Hot Takes GE17

    The Principle of Consent

    Theresa May’s extraordinary manifesto launch, in which she appeared as equal parts Shiva, Inspector Gadget, and badly regurgitated Thatcher, has been poured over by faithful […]

    Mike Small 19th May'17 12
  • Anti-Capitalism

    The Language of Resistance

    Author Madeleine Bunting reflects on place, language and capitalism, and the influence of gaelic in the creation of George Orwell’s Newspeak. The haunting brilliance of […]

    18th May'17 25
  • Film and Animation

    What was Done

    Two weeks ago we launched the new film by Edinburgh film-maker Bonnie Prince Bob and his team, What was Done. The film treads the line […]

    Mike Small 13th May'17 8
  • Commentary
    John Cawley 1st May'17 38
  • Film and Animation

    What was Done

    This film has been censored. We ask for people to share and copy it. Do not give in to political intimidation. Dial M for Murdo […]

    Dial M for Murdo 1st May'17 34
  • Film and Animation

    On Separatists and Extremists

    This is real audio from a real speech in 2017 in which the Prime Minister of Britain compares those who argue for self-determination for Scotland […]

    Stewart Bremner 1st May'17 0
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 30th Apr'17 5
  • Film and Animation

    What was Done

    Bonnie Prince Bob reflects on the political history that led to the appointment of England’s greatest ever Prime Minister ‘Jeremy Corbyn’. Enjoy and share.   […]

    28th Apr'17 46
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