Building a New Catalonia: Self-Determination and Emancipation

Building a New Catalonia: Self-Determination and Emancipation

This book brings together leading voices in the Catalonian left independence movement alongside key figures in the international solidarity movement. The book articulates the political strategies and aspirations of the anti-capitalist, feminist and socialist struggles for self-determination in Catalonia in a series of 35 short and sharply written essays. The...

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This Week in Westminster: hell of a no-deal Brexit inches ever closer

This Week in Westminster: hell of a no-deal Brexit inches ever closer

Another week passed, and Westminster is still engulfed in Brexit chaos.
This is your brief roundup of the key events and highlights from your SNP MPs, as they stand up for Scotland and their communities.
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Highlanders and Billy Boys

Highlanders and Billy Boys

The failure of BBC to review or respond to the criticisms of their ‘flagship’ programme is not strange – it makes perfect sense – because this isn’t a current affairs or a news programme it’s an entertainment spectacle. How else can you explain the repeat appearances of Orange Order and...

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Question Time faces furious backlash over audience bias

Question Time faces furious backlash over audience bias

But eagle-eyed watchers recognised the man from his contributions to the show when it came to Stirling in 2013, and in 2016, and then from last year, when it was in Kilmarnock in 2017. According to the journalist Pennie Taylor, Mitchell was also in the audience for a pilot episode...

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Tory Ross Thomson was ‘so drunk he couldn’t speak’ in the bar

Tory Ross Thomson was ‘so drunk he couldn’t speak’ in the bar

“I find it astonishing he is denying allegations that I would think he is not even capable of remembering he was that drunk,” the man, who did not wish to be named publicly, told The National. As reports persisted about Thomson’s conduct on Tuesday night the Conservative Party on Friday...

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Mhairi Black: We need to stop Brexit distractions like ‘Hell-gate’

Mhairi Black: We need to stop Brexit distractions like ‘Hell-gate’

He can’t be the only person who’s been wondering the same sort of thing. I still find it unbelievable that there were so many senior politicians who advocated and fought for leaving the European Union and didn’t have any idea what being outside the EU should be, how it should...

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