People and Power

  • 26 Nov 2013

    The Scottish Government’s wide-ranging guide to an independent Scotland, entitled Scotland’s Future, was published earlier today.

  • 26 Nov 2013

    World Vision has applauded the UN announcement for a set date of peace talks on 22 January 2014 arguing this offers the only real hope for the country's embattled children.

  • 26 Nov 2013

    More than a thousand people packed into a hotel in Glasgow on Saturday 23 November 2013 to declare that "another Scotland is possible" - and, indeed, necessarily, another world. I was one of them.

  • 25 Nov 2013

    25 November was again designated 'White Ribbon Day' by Men Working Against Violence Against Women this year.

  • 22 Nov 2013

    Ahead of the Radical Independence Conference in Glasgow, Patrick Harvie MSP says Scotland’s radical voices have a crucial role to play in attracting 'Yes' voters.

  • 22 Nov 2013

    "Christians 'face extinction' in their ancient homelands because of a rising tide of sectarian attacks." That was the way the Daily Telegraph signalled the content of a talk by Baroness Sayeeda Warsi last week.

  • 19 Nov 2013

    The Scottish Government’s 200-page paper on economic policy choices in an independent Scotland has been broadly welcomed by advocates of self-government.

  • 17 Nov 2013

    Consider for a moment David Cameron’s life up to the age of 25.

  • 16 Nov 2013

    Forget what self-appointed experts might tell you or what political bureaucrats might suggest either. Just cast a quick look for yourself at the Middle East North Africa (MENA) map today, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian. The inescapable conclusion – the revealing truth, if you will – is that things are not going well at all. In fact, things are quite messy – and perilously so too.

  • 15 Nov 2013

    Many who support the idea of an independent Scotland but would prefer not to be described as nationalists are motivated by the prospect of greater responsibility, explains Alison Johnstone, MSP for Lothian and a member of the Scottish Parliament’s economy committee. Here she sets out a vision of a just, sustainable future with a particular emphasis on the vital role of women, children, welfare and work. Among other things, she draws upon examples and models from the Nordic countries.