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    Grooming the Colonel

    Colonel Davidson is getting some high-powered backing as the political establishment look aghast as their normally ‘strong and stable’ leaders set fire to the house. […]

    Mike Small 13th Dec'17 2
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    Weeping for Humanity

    Does people speaking a language that’s not important to you make you “Weep for Humanity”? Occasionally the rational version of Unionist discourse about “pooling and […]

    Mike Small 11th Dec'17 16
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    The Excruciating Detail of Existence

    Fair play to Molly Scott Cato – the Green MEP – who is taking David Davis to court over Brexit. Here she is questioned by […]

    Mike Small 11th Dec'17 1
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    Short Cuts to Where?

    Class over nation? A left argument for independence. In a typically thoughtful piece (Short Cuts), Rory Scothorne argues that the Scottish Labour left have seized […]

    James Mackenzie 7th Dec'17 14
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    Setting out on a constitutional

    Welcome to Constitution Street in Leith. Maybe you know it. Maybe you don’t. You will certainly know another street well, perhaps the street where you […]

    Jemma Neville 6th Dec'17 5
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    Griogair Labhruidh 5th Dec'17 36
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    Austerity Myths

    If there’s one thing that Jeremy Corbyn has been absolutely consistent about in recent years, it’s that the Tories’ spending cuts are not, as the […]

    Jamie Maxwell 4th Dec'17 7
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    Meaghan Delahunt 1st Dec'17 0
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    Speech and War

    Peter Arnott on the obscenity that is Trump and how it attacks language and democracy: ” It feels like dereliction of duty even to try […]

    Peter Arnott 1st Dec'17 10
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    Fergus Walker 30th Nov'17 15
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    The Communist Terrors

    Jostling for position among the many fantasies of Britain’s faltering elite, is a new one emerging this week. It goes something like this: young people […]

    Mike Small 29th Nov'17 7
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    Changing the Maps

    “My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you.” – Audre Lorde The question of ‘voice’ and how we communicate and how we […]

    29th Nov'17 14
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    Wishing you a Pseudo Christmas

    I’m not a christian, but I do remember when Christmas was more associated with the Virgin Mary than Virgin Money. 

    Mike Small 28th Nov'17 4

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