independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Autonomism
    Gar Alpervitz 19th Oct'11 1
  • Anarchism

    Occupy Edinburgh

    Politics in the service of people and planet; not run by corporations for profit. This is local, national and global democracy. That is what we […]

    Mike Small 19th Oct'11 17
  • Alex Salmond

    Stepping Stone or Stonewalling?

    Doug Daniel on the questions needing answered by those advocating Devo-Max

    Doug Daniel 19th Oct'11 12
  • Football

    Stephen Birrell and Facebook Hate

    There is a very quiet page on Facebook called ‘Free Stephen Birrell’.  There may be a few legal or human rights reasons that Birrell, sentenced […]

    Peter Burnett 18th Oct'11 9
  • Arts & Culture

    Kandinsky in Govan

    Wassily Kandinsky (1866 – 1944) was a Russian painter, printmaker and art theorist, so what’s he doing in Govan? Alastair McIntosh, the organiser of the […]

    Mike Small 18th Oct'11 4
  • Identity

    The Perils of Identity Mapping

    Recently The Guardian decided to tackle what it called “the disunited kingdom”, with a series of articles and an opinion poll. This is probably long […]

    Ray Bell 17th Oct'11 3
  • Uncategorized

    The Awakening

    A radical situation is a collective awakening. . . . In such situations people become much more open to new perspectives, readier to question previous assumptions, quicker […]

    Ken Knabb 17th Oct'11 4
  • Media

    The Salmond Problem

    Amidst the disputed ComRes survey for The Independent on Sunday, Matt Chorley and Brian Brady have produced the best (only?) credible broadsheet analysis of Scottish […]

    Mike Small 17th Oct'11 11
  • Anarchism

    Love Life (October)

    ‘Love Life’ is Bella’s Agony Aunt column because the personal is political and the ‘state we’re in’ is complicated.

    Jamie Heckert 17th Oct'11 0
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Us Unemployed Expendable Youth

    And there are those that say we should stop talking about Thatcher…

    Fiona MacInnes 16th Oct'11 6
  • Football
    McNaughton 15th Oct'11 11
  • Events

    Alt Alba Events October-December

    Here’s our rough guide to events in the months ahead. If you want your event added leave a comment with details or email us and […]

    Mike Small 13th Oct'11 2
  • Events

    Building a Movement for Yes

    The Scottish Independence Convention was formed in 2005 as a cross-party/ no party group whose purpose was to promote independence and create a space for […]

    Shona McAlpine 11th Oct'11 28
  • Interview

    Velvet and Stone

    Interview with Neal Ascherson, journalist and historian, (@jamesmaxwell86). Neal Ascherson was born in Edinburgh in 1932. He was educated at Eton College and then at […]

    Jamie Maxwell 10th Oct'11 16

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