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  • Identity
    Gillian Cummings 17th Jun'16 3
  • #Indyref2

    Sun’s Oot – Tapps Off

    When we were picking the Scots words and phrases to be used to theme our Edinburgh Festival shows there was one phrase the team was […]

    Robin McAlpine 8th Jul'15 24
  • Economics

    Democracy at the Edge of Europe

    Politicians, having very little actual power, deal largely in gestures. Which is why the criticism of Syriza’s “stunt” over the weekend seems a little unfair. […]

    Peter Arnott 7th Jul'15 31
  • Greece

    Ouranoupolis II

    After the Scottish Referendum a significant number of our limited acquaintance voted No but woke up on the day after feeling sorry at the result. […]

    Kevin Anderson 6th Jul'15 21
  • Collapsononics
    Mike Small 5th Jul'15 23
  • Economics

    Postcard from Ouranoupolis

    Here we are in Greece in the middle of something very very important. We often are. She’s Greek, I’m Irish, we’re married and we’ve been […]

    Kevin Anderson 3rd Jul'15 11
  • Economics
    3rd Jul'15 5
  • Collapsononics

    Austerity Europe v The People

    In true Greek fashion, the originators of democracy will hold a referendum this weekend to determine whether or not Greece accepts the terms of the […]

    Fraser Stewart 30th Jun'15 20
  • Collapsononics

    Greek Myths

    Can an independent country share a currency? The Elgin Marbles depict the mythology of ancient Greece. The modern myth is that sovereign Nations can be […]

    Ronnie Morrison 29th Jun'15 38
  • International

    Is Die Linke a Syriza of the North?

    The German left are now rallying behind Tsipras. It is an alliance that might shape the future of the European left. By Jamie Mackay It’s […]

    24th Apr'15 2
  • Commentary

    A Letter from Athens

    Alkinoos Ioannidis, a singer-songwriter and composer based in Greece writes a letter of appeal to Scotland to use ‘the gentle power of song, which has […]

    6th Feb'15 19
  • Europe

    Greece: The End of Austerity?

    Director: Theopi Skarlatos Syriza had 22 days to make history. This is how they did it. We followed Syriza’s activists, candidates and leadership from the […]

    30th Jan'15 7
  • Commentary

    Greek austerity comes to Scotland

    George Papandreou, the Greek champion of austerity, arrives in Edinburgh today to address the TEDGlobal conference.  Elected prime minister on a social democratic platform, like […]

    James Foley 11th Jun'13 2
  • Autonomism

    Austerity Athens

    This from Alex Korew …

    10th Feb'13 0
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