Edward Snowden

Sim City

By Mike Small The tweet is simple: “EU’s signal to Greece is clear: Democratic will of people no longer means anything in Europe. Banks trump democracy. Today we are all Greeks”. Its not just the Gankster Economy that undermines democracy,… Read More ›

Blue Labour

By Mike Small Yesterday was a historic day. The Daily Record dedicated an eight-page pull out to what they are describing (straight-faced) as ‘extracts from the most explosive political book of the year’. Forget Edward Snowden, here’s Gordon Brown telling… Read More ›

Prison Playground

By Catherine Happer In a highly publicised and controversial campaign which brought record numbers to the ballot box, Glasgow University students last week overwhelmingly voted NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as their new rector in a statement against public surveillance. It… Read More ›

The End of Privacy

The idea that a post-Britain Scotland would be less secure than one associated with British foreign policy misadventure has been derided. Douglas Stuart Wilson explores what we mean by ‘the national interest’. Many of us must have suspected that the… Read More ›