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  • New Labour

    Loves Labour Lost

    Last night was the night for Labour hustings (which Bella sadly missed), and it’s a subject which we’ve been all but silent on. Many of […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'11 13
  • Consumer Culture

    The Upside of Austerity

    The up side to austerity is the realisation of the worthless con that is material greed on which the house of cards of collapsing economies […]

    Fiona MacInnes 20th Nov'11 4
  • Identity
    Paul Flannery 20th Nov'11 14
  • Civil Liberties

    Wean’s World

    Today is World Day for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence against Children. Tomorrow is the United Nation’s Universal Children’s Day. Yet, this weekend there […]

    Kate Higgins 19th Nov'11 10
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Kill Pudsey

    It’s the tyranny of the can-shake, the soporific of the charidee triad: Terry Wogan, Fearne Cotton and Gaby Roslin. Children in Need has been going […]

    Mike Small 18th Nov'11 14
  • Uncategorized

    RLS Day

    Who knew? Everyone apparently. We asked – and ask – what’s your favourite Robert Louis Stevenson novel, essay, poem or qoute? Here’s what Twitter told […]

    Mike Small 17th Nov'11 6
  • Uncategorized
    Peter Geoghegan 17th Nov'11 0
  • Identity

    Previously …

    Bella interviewed Susan Morrison, one half of the team that has created Previously…Scotland’s History Festival launching today. Where did this idea start from? I had […]

    Mike Small 16th Nov'11 11
  • Collapsononics

    David Harvey at Occupy London

    Geographer David Harvey addresses London’s Occupy Movement (thanks to Gordon Asher):

    Mike Small 15th Nov'11 2
  • Economics

    Remodelling Scottish Citizenship

    By Jamie Brown Scotland will soon have the chance to become an independent nation or possibly the option of having more control of it’s own […]

    15th Nov'11 5
  • Commentary
    Michael Gardiner 14th Nov'11 3
  • Uncategorized

    Scotch Myths 2

    Scotch Myths No. 2 of an occasional series… MYTH #2: Scotland needs to be part of the massive UK economy. My next myth is about […]

    Doug Daniel 14th Nov'11 19
  • Commentary

    The High North

    Edinburgh is not the Athens of the North but the Reykjavik of the South – capital of the archipelago of countries and people around the […]

    Lesley Riddoch 13th Nov'11 16
  • Death of Capitalism

    Leaving Leaving, Left

    Is it really enough to say ‘but we’d lose our place at the top table’ if what we do with that place at the top […]

    Robin McAlpine 11th Nov'11 4

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