independence – self-determination – autonomy

Robin McAlpine

  • Events

    Now What?

    Two great gatherings coming up this week about the massive political events we’re going through. If you have other events coming up – let us know and we’ll […]

    11th May'15 14
  • Film and Animation

    Common People

    Robin McAlpine is closing down the Ministry of Common People on Your Knees, the Ministry of Stupid and the Ministry of Failure … From the […]

    Robin McAlpine 1st Aug'14 1
  • Commentary

    Late Call – Editors Blog 6

    There was no Editors Blog last night.  I got home from the Festival of the Common Weal in Glasgow just after 10pm and collapsed into bed, totally […]

    Robin McAlpine 7th Jul'14 0
  • Commentary

    Our Friends in the South

      Among the green leather at the heart of the British state and in a muddy field in rural Somerset, the Big Slander of the […]

    Robin McAlpine 4th Jul'14 49
  • Events

    London Calling

    As part of our English for Yes series here’s details of an important event organised by Red Pepper and openDemocracy ‘The Radical Case for Scottish […]

    25th Jun'14 13
  • Commentary

    Practical Idealism

    The outpouring of new thinking and energy is palpable but what about ideas and policy? Over the last year the Jimmy Reid Foundation has been […]

    Mike Small 3rd Jun'14 13
  • Media

    Press Ganged

    On Friday morning (21 February) the front page of the Herald announced that the PCS union was going to back a pro-independence stance (“Boost for […]

    Robin McAlpine 25th Feb'14 25
  • Commentary

    Reflections on RIC2013

      Tomorrow’s launch of the Scottish Government’s White Paper will take political centre stage.  As Dennis Canavan said at the opening of RIC 2013 there […]

    Kevin Williamson 25th Nov'13 5
  • Podcast
    Robin McAlpine 3rd Jun'13 1
  • Commentary

    This is not a protest

    Anyone who was involved in yesterday’s Radical Independence Conference knows the political buzz is justified, but the big question is ‘what next?’ The Radical Independence […]

    Robin McAlpine 26th Nov'12 9
  • Scottish Culture
    25th Nov'12 8
  • New Scotland
    Robin McAlpine 14th Nov'12 6
  • Economics
    Robin McAlpine 6th Nov'12 8
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Once Again We Will Be Left

      “All fixed, fast frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions, are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before […]

    Robin McAlpine 31st Jul'12 3
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