independence – self-determination – autonomy


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    Fringe Activity

    Tammas Clark on the wisdom of Bukowski and the value of the festival. Picked up a copy o the Fringe catalogue at Galashiels bus station […]

    Tammas Clark 17th Jul'17 2
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    The Sociology of the National Cringe

    The Personal and the Social: the debate on Scots in leadership positions needs a sociological perspective. Liz Lochhead and Alasdair Gray have been subject to predictable […]

    Isobel Lindsay 27th Aug'15 67
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    Butterfly Rammy

    Common Weal’s Butterfly Rammy begins its 21-show run at the Edinburgh Festival on Friday (buy tickets here). The show has an accompanying book (now on sale […]

    Robin McAlpine 6th Aug'15 8
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    Bella’s Festival Preview

    In the olden days, the festival was so cheap you could go and see loads of stuff and if some of it turned out to […]

    23rd Jun'15 3
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    The Man Who Fell to Earth

    It’s Back to Bowie’s at the Edinburgh festival this year …

    Mike Small 12th Apr'14 5
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    5 Artists in Search of a Country

    For those of you who missed this great event at the Assembly Rooms, we asked two playwrights, a poet, a musician, an actor about the […]

    17th Aug'13 1
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    Johnny Gailey 13th Aug'13 17
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    Culture Club

    “…Sir Jonathan Mills told Scotland on Sunday that he had decided to sidestep politics and would not be commissioning any work about the independence debate for […]

    Mike Small 13th Aug'13 5
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    Creativity and Austerity

    The Inaugural Opening Address of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival written and delivered by Mark Ravenhill. Yesterday I woke up, checked my Facebook feed first off […]

    Mark Ravenhill 6th Aug'13 2
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    Artists for Independence?

    Ben Judge, who runs the Edinburgh festival review magazine, ‘Fest’ has written exploring the issue of why there isn’t more focus on the independence referendum at […]

    Mike Small 30th Jul'13 26
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