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  • Media

    May 68 -May 2018

    It’s 50 years since the Paris protests of May 1968 which rocked the world and came to be emblematic of an era of counter culture, […]

    5th May'18 9
  • Commentary
    Liam O'Hare 5th May'18 6
  • Commentary

    Dr Bornstein’s Notebook

    You’ve got to admire the sheer chutzpah of Donald Trump self-description as “… the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency…” as revealed today. It […]

    Caitlin O'Hara 2nd May'18 3
  • Poetry

    Order of the Rising Sun

    On 29th April, the Government of Japan announced that Alan Spence (Professor Emeritus of the University of Aberdeen) would be awarded an Order of the […]

    2nd May'18 6
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 30th Apr'18 9
  • Commentary

    Staring Over the Water

    The Prime Minister and the Home Secretary have been caught lying about the racist policies they’re now pretending to be ashamed of. This isn’t a […]

    Mike Small 30th Apr'18 19
  • Commentary

    Gaelic in a Monolingual World

    The gaelic debate is full of tensions and bizarre alliances. As Cruithneach puts it: ‘Schrödinger’s Gael is at the same time both an illiterate, backwards, […]

    Pavel Iosad 29th Apr'18 33
  • Commentary
    William Thomson 28th Apr'18 28
  • Anti-Capitalism
    Mike Small 28th Apr'18 11
  • Arts & Culture

    Artwashing and Gentrification

    Artwashing: “How art is used as a gloss for dispossession, displacement and, ultimately, social cleansing…”

    Stephen Pritchard 27th Apr'18 21
  • Commentary

    Sign Language

    I had a somewhat sobering thought this morning, next year I will have been driving for forty years. Being brought up with a step-father in […]

    Ewen McLachlan 27th Apr'18 9
  • Media

    A Wall of Madness

    Donald Trumps historic tv rant is required listening. Watch the expressions on the sofa. * ‘Exclusive Interview: President Trump on Fox & Friends’ …

    27th Apr'18 0
  • International

    Guernica: 81 Years Later

    “a painting isn’t made to decorate rooms. It’s an offensive and defensive instrument in the war against the enemy…”

    Douglas Stuart Wilson 27th Apr'18 9
  • Events
    Ken Ferguson 26th Apr'18 1

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