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    SCL and the Phantom Contract

    In the second of our explosive expose of the SCL Group we ask: what is the phantom contract with the MOD from 2010/11 and what […]

    Liam O'Hare 22nd Mar'18 5
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    Joanna Pickering 21st Mar'18 22
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    Facebook as Google for Criminals

    “Once more, we should be surprised at the surprise. The Guardian video of Christopher Wylie, the so-called whistle-blower in the Cambridge Analytica case explains nothing […]

    Peter Burnett 21st Mar'18 18
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    SCL – a Very British Coup

    Liam O Hare on the deep connections between Cambridge Analytica’s parent company Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL Group)  and the Conservative Party and military establishment, ‘Board […]

    Liam O'Hare 20th Mar'18 31
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    Ewen McLachlan 20th Mar'18 0
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    How to Start a New Country

    Common Weal’s new book on how to start a new country looks at the transition steps to independence from a participatory constitution writing to creating […]

    19th Mar'18 3
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    Our Ghost Democracy

    “Secrets are lies, sharing is caring, and privacy is theft.” – The Circle, Dave Eggers (2013) As Putin slides to another victory and is elevated […]

    Mike Small 19th Mar'18 13
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    Jamie Maxwell 18th Mar'18 23
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    Michael Gray 17th Mar'18 22
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    Only Begin

    The Yes movement? A Renew movement? A movement renewed to renew a society that cares … argues Justin Kenrick

    Justin Kenrick 16th Mar'18 9
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    The Russians Aren’t Coming

    The Russia’s aren’t coming. They’re not coming to steal our food banks and they’re not coming up the Clyde any time soon. They’re already here […]

    Mike Small 13th Mar'18 20
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    Plastic Sea

      Last year scientists on board the Greenpeace’s boat MV Beluga II skirted round Scotland’s coast collecting data on the concentration of plastic and microplastics […]

    Mike Small 12th Mar'18 10
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    Iain McKinnon 11th Mar'18 40
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    SEPA and the Life Aquatic

    The Gairloch community has taken to its beaches to demonstrate against Scottish Water’s plans to downgrade the current water treatment works to a system that […]

    Ewen McLachlan 11th Mar'18 3

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