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Arts & Culture

  • Anti-Capitalism

    Fear Merchants

    Capitalism has duped us into thinking that money is God, that stuff will stave off unhappiness, and we must work on the hamster wheel of […]

    Fiona MacInnes 11th Mar'12 39
  • Arts & Culture

    Scotland’s Wobbly Bookshelf

    I suppose the creation of these lists is some sort of cultural fit. It’s the thin end of the very fat wedge of linear thinking […]

    Mike Small 10th Mar'12 16
  • Arts & Culture

    Paper Trail

    A modern mystery of poetry, intrigue and art. This is a story of tiny beautiful, evocative artworks… ‘One day in March, staff at the Scottish […]

    Mike Small 9th Mar'12 0
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    Deena Stryker 6th Mar'12 0
  • Arts & Culture

    Can Play, Won’t Pay

    Without a healthy cultural life there is no self-determination, nobody to imagine nationhood, to generate an image of who we might have been, of who […]

    Neil Mulholland 3rd Mar'12 25
  • Arts & Culture
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  • Anti-Capitalism
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  • Arts & Culture

    A Future Equality

    I know some people will say ‘What’s this got to do with independence?!’ It has everything to do with independence. Winning the battle for Yes […]

    8th Feb'12 1
  • Arts & Culture

    Abandoned Scotland

    Kelvingrove Park Bandstand Seminary St Peter’s Cardross More at Abandoned Scotland here.

    7th Feb'12 12
  • Arts & Culture

    The World Over

    Hat’s off to the amazing folks at Blipfoto…

    1st Feb'12 6
  • Alex Salmond


    Pundits seem to be coalescing around the idea that a ‘positive message’ is an essential part of political campaigning (nothing new here, see Pat’s Juggernaut […]

    Mike Small 28th Jan'12 19
  • Arts & Culture

    Beyond Knoxian Theatre

    Scotland does it all the time. We were taught it at school and in the street, by grannies and the meenister; more significantly (ominously?) by […]

    Thom Cross 17th Jan'12 9
  • Arts & Culture

    Scotland 3.0

    Equality needs to be hard-coded into the new Scotland.

    Mike Small 11th Jan'12 28
  • Arts & Culture

    Happy Birthday Alasdair Gray

    Dear Alasdair Have a great 77th birthday.. And thank you for everything from Lanark (which in 1982 changed my life and showed me what great […]

    Kevin Williamson 28th Dec'11 7

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