common weal

  • March 4, 2014

    “Imagine...it's easy if you try”. It's a good lyric but John Lennon was not entirely accurate. What might pejoratively be described as airy-fairy and perhaps slightly wishful supposition is not particularly difficult. More is asked of us by the kind of creative, imaginative thinking which has the power to transform.

  • February 21, 2014

    A day event is being held at St Ninian's Church, Dundee, on Saturday 22 February 2014, specifically to help Christians reflect on the issues that should be considered before deciding whether to vote Yes or No to the question in the historic September referendum: 'Should Scotland be an independent country?'

  • December 8, 2013

    On Sunday 8 December 2013 I am happy to be joining some 700 people in Glasgow for a celebratory Common Weal launch event, hosted by the pioneering Jimmy Reid Foundation.