independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • International
    Gordon Guthrie 10th Apr'18 37
  • Commentary
    E.S. Sandberg 7th Apr'18 1
  • Commentary

    Time for Truce?

    Watching social media eat itself in a slow paroxysm over this past year, growing increasingly to despise it, but still drawn to the occasional joys, […]

    Alec Finlay 7th Apr'18 7
  • Commentary
    Jonathon Shafi 7th Apr'18 16
  • #Indyref2

    The Gathering

    Many thanks to Mike for the generous opportunity of a guest post on Bella. For all those who have not yet heard of the NYR […]

    Jason Baird 6th Apr'18 3
  • Brexit
    6th Apr'18 21
  • Commentary


    There seems to be a new frenzy of enthusiasm for an immediate second referendum on Scottish independence. The contempt with which Scotland (and Wales and […]

    Mike Small 5th Apr'18 50
  • Scots
    Tammas Clark 5th Apr'18 11
  • Antifascism

    Somewhere I read …

    Martin Luther King’s murder 50 years ago in Memphis represented an irreparable loss to all of humanity. This is a very short extract from speech […]

    4th Apr'18 8
  • Nuclear Free Scotland

    An Open Letter to John Swinney

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 An open letter to John Swinney, Deputy First Minister with responsibility for Resilience Dear Mr Swinney I am writing on behalf […]

    Jean Anderson 4th Apr'18 18
  • Brexit

    On Scottish Fishing

    Living in Moray, I found it infuriating to see placards everywhere depicting a smiling Haddock draped in the Union Jack proclaiming that a vote to […]

    Graeme Goodall 3rd Apr'18 35
  • Commentary

    Duncan Adrift

    Now that the clocks have sprung forwards an hour, the nights are getting shorter and actual blue-sky days are no longer a rarity, many of […]

    Ewen McLachlan 3rd Apr'18 3
  • Commentary

    Donald and the Easter Bunny

    Easter is a confusing time. The dates change and the interface between chocolate, the Judeo-Christian faith and bunnies is vague at best. What has become […]

    Mike Small 3rd Apr'18 11
  • Brexit

    Europa and the bull(shitters)

    Douglas Ross, the Tory MP for Moray, can kick back. His place in history is assured by his golden phrase: a cold sick Brexit. Us […]

    Gordon Guthrie 2nd Apr'18 43

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