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    Iain Macwhirter 27th Jun'15 36
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    Confessions of a Justified Singer

    By Mike Cullen You’re driving along the motorway in a line of cars in the outside lane and everyone is doing 80 mph. Unfortunately, you’re […]

    Mike Cullen 27th May'15 19
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    Independence or Barbarism

    By Mike Small John Swinney isn’t Che Guevara. Angus Robertson isn’t Slavoj Žižek. Owen Paterson, the famously climate-denialist Environment Minister may be disappointed to hear […]

    Mike Small 10th May'15 68
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    The Only Way is Down

    Some notes on the election result from Dougald Hine. So, good morning. I’m afraid it’s true: that nightmare you had, it wasn’t a dream. Let […]

    Dougald Hine 8th May'15 36
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    Robin McAlpine 8th May'15 65
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    By Mike Small This is a brilliant disaster. Congratulations to all of the fine candidates who swept away a derelict and bankrupt force in Scotland, […]

    Mike Small 8th May'15 58
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    The Magic Numbers

    By Mike Small That’s the magic number required to run a government. The palpable hysteria has turned into raw panic as the Tory party and […]

    Mike Small 7th May'15 27
  • Film and Animation

    Greg Moodie’s Enormous Election

    A short film about the life history of the quiet and retiring cartoonist…

    Greg Moodie 7th May'15 2
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    From Scotland with Love *

    By Mike Small What a weird empty election campaign characterised by selfies, twitter-spats and endless debate about the outcome itself. Like the political equivalent of […]

    Mike Small 6th May'15 22
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    The Unsettled Will: Scotland #GE2015

    By Christopher Silver Cameron has whipped British nationalists into a frenzy, Miliband has resorted to monument raising, the Independent is penning wartime-style editorials, Brown rallies […]

    Christopher Silver 6th May'15 10
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    The History Trap

    By Peter Arnott “They’re going with their heart. It’s about who they want to be a voice for Scotland.” How Scotland Lost its Mind. How […]

    Peter Arnott 6th May'15 21
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    Gerry Hassan 6th May'15 13
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    Alex Bell 6th May'15 15
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    How do you Measure Trust?

    As trust in the political process and institutions fades, people are turning away. John Warren investigates. The word “Trust” has proved to be the ‘Elephant […]

    John Warren 5th May'15 21
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