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  • Renewable Energy
    Ben Murray 23rd Mar'10 3
  • Media

    Open Letter to Clean-Up Glasgow

    As the implications of New Labour’s disastrous political coterie in Glasgow and wider Scotland becomes daily more apparent, we publish an Open Letter from Variant […]

    Mike Small 23rd Mar'10 0
  • Thanks


    Thanks to Catriona for organising last nights meeting with Christopher Harvie at Edinburgh University, a good turn out and discussion afterwards.

    23rd Mar'10 1
  • Uncategorized

    Support Frank Mulami

    On top of Precious Mhango case and the terrible deaths of Serge Serykh’s family – focus has been concentrated on the British States asylum and […]

    Mike Small 16th Mar'10 2
  • Politics

    Unchanging Scotland?

    Following on from Joan McAlpine’s piece (‘Purcell and the Scottish Press’) Gerry Hassan explores the political implications and backdrop to the Purcell case in the […]

    Gerry Hassan 11th Mar'10 2
  • Media


    I am suffering a thought crime. I am paying for democracy to be beamed to me and I know it is distorted. “To know and […]

    Mike Small 4th Mar'10 20
  • Civil Liberties

    Drone Wars

    UK Police are in talks with BAE to supply Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for surveillance purposes and hope to have them operational in time for the […]

    Des O'Sullivan 28th Feb'10 3
  • Commentary

    The Sense of an Ending

    As Broonland is launched we feature this extended article by Christopher Harvie. He writes: “Since the crash the UK political world seems to have realised […]

    Mike Small 26th Feb'10 2
  • Referendum on Independence
    Mike Small 25th Feb'10 3
  • English Culture
    Gerry Hassan 22nd Feb'10 14
  • New Labour

    Labour’s Fantasy Electoral Plan

    Listening to Douglas Alexander’s evasive shuffling to James Naughtie a realisation dawned.  New Labour’s internalised belief in themselves and delusion that there is still an ideological umbilical […]

    Mike Small 20th Feb'10 4
  • Environmental Justice

    Cut Trident Not Jobs

    An opinion poll by ICM for Scottish CND at the end of January 2007 found that 73 % of Scots are opposed to spending billions […]

    Brian Quail 18th Feb'10 2
  • Media

    Bad News (again)

    This is a story about the telly, the tabloids and what’s still referred to, semi-seriously as ‘the Scottish broadsheets’. It may seem repetitive but the […]

    Mike Small 17th Feb'10 0
  • Climate Change

    The Battle for Mainshill Wood

    This article from Rebecca Nada-Rajah on the recent battle for Mainshill Wood, where young people are leading the efforts to resist new coal against the […]

    Rebecca Nada-Rajah 15th Feb'10 0

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