independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • Identity


    “Dog carcass in alley this morning, tire tread on burst stomach. This city is afraid of me. I have seen its true face. The streets […]

    Mike Small 22nd Apr'13 4
  • Identity

    Had Yer’ Gob, Bonny Lad

    Iain Robson interviews Keith Armstrong and Paul Salveson about independence and democracy ‘both sides the Tweed’ (Iain Robson is founder of The Scotland Pages). When […]

    Iain Robson 15th Apr'13 0
  • Identity
    Mike Small 10th Apr'13 16
  • Football

    Paris Match

    It’s been another sobering four days for Scottish football fans – the kind of sobering experience, ironically enough, likely to drive vast swathes of the […]

    Callum McCormick 27th Mar'13 5
  • Antifascism


    What do you call a scandal that already has “gate” in the name? “Gallowgategate” doesn’t do it for me, but what happened last Saturday a […]

    Phil Mac Giolla Bhain 21st Mar'13 41
  • Identity

    Sex and Power

    Juliet Swann is a feminist & environmentalist who passionately hopes that the independence debate can change the lives of women in Scotland for the better. […]

    Juliet Swann 8th Mar'13 14
  • Arts & Culture
    Alan Bissett 7th Mar'13 11
  • Commentary

    Broken Britain

    My first ever job on leaving university was as a graduate trainee for a retail company and it involved spending time in different stores around […]

    Kate Higgins 3rd Mar'13 11
  • Commentary
    Robert Alan Jamieson 22nd Feb'13 6
  • EU membership
    Emily Macintosh 21st Feb'13 1
  • Arts & Culture

    Finding Scottish Art

    No country can afford to have its culture devalued in this way, no culture can afford to be defined as ‘out of history’.

    Murdo Macdonald 16th Feb'13 24
  • Arts & Culture
    Scott Lavery 16th Feb'13 15
  • Commentary


    The UK is not a modern country but one fixated and permanently living in the past; that fossilised, archaic undemocratic political culture and system has […]

    Gerry Hassan 14th Feb'13 10
  • Elections

    The Democratic Deficit

    The United Kingdom is the Democratic Deficit: we are all bound by it, and we will all have to leave it.

    Michael Gardiner 13th Feb'13 6

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