Category - scotland

  • 24 Oct 2013

    There are three important lessons that we need to learn from the industrial dispute-going-on-catastrophe at the Grangemouth oil refinery, says Robin McAlpine from the Jimmy Reid Foundation. Firstly, industrial ownership in Britain is broken. Secondly, industrial relations in Britain is broken. Thirdly, London's capacity to understand or take an interest in the rest of Britain seems problematic.

  • 22 Oct 2013

    Scottish Greens have called for an end to what they call 'the corporate bully culture' being highlighted by the Ineos Grangemouth dispute.

  • 22 Oct 2013

    A survey by You Gov for Shelter Scotland found 66% want house prices to remain the same or drop in value and 64% think UK house prices are too high.

  • 22 Sep 2013

    An estimated 30,000 people turned up to support the campaign for Scottish self-government in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon.

  • 21 Sep 2013

    Thousands of people in Scotland are mobilising for self-government today, as a large march and rally gathers in Edinburgh.

  • 23 Aug 2013

    Though many are frustrated by the tit-for-tat style of the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign, it is undoubtedly a vital and exciting moment in the country's long history.

  • 17 Aug 2013

    People in the Edinburgh area should look out for a unique opportunity to taste a process which gives a creative say about Scotland's future next Tuesday, 20th August, in the Thinking Together event put on jointly by So Say Scotland, Just Festival and the Quakers in Scotland.

  • 17 Aug 2013

    Today (Saturday 17 August) two events of great significance for the future of Scotland as a welcoming society coincide, both in Edinburgh.

  • 13 Aug 2013

    Scotland's faith communities have helped shape the Scotland we know today, many would contend.

  • 11 Aug 2013

    In the early run-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, fear and chauvinism have often defeated creative and inspirational 'constructivist' approaches, suggests Dr Michael Marten of the University of Stirling. But there are also examples of the reverse happening. In a detailed examination of the emerging political terrain, he looks at how the competing discourses are faring, and where the room for more imaginative approaches is emerging.