By Neil Scott During my first year living as a mature student in Scotland in a breeze block built room in the University of Stirling in early 1994, we crowded around the only TV in our corridor. It was owned by a working class Scot, Gary. On the flickering, fuzzy screen (the aerial being one […]
Art for Whose Sake? By Scarlett Cannon-Geraghty
As someone who was not as academically gifted, I was lucky enough to have parents who are both creatives in their own ways, who capitalised my creative successes and pushed me towards what I was naturally more drawn to. I then ironically in a state of teenage middle-class angst rebelled against art in the most […]
Interview with Glasgow City Councillor Graham Campbell August 2022
Neil Anderson interviews long time Ungagged contributor Graham Campbell. Topics range from the newly elected Glasgow City Council inc’ convenorship of Education committee, slavery reparations and Indyref 2.
The Digital Picket, Covid-19, & Unending Precarity
This week, members of the University and College Union (U.C.U.) commenced our latest wave of industrial action, involving ten strike days spread across the next three weeks, encompassing two distinct but deeply interconnected campaigns.
George Collins interviews Ungagged founder, Neil Scott on our US podcast, Worldbeat! Pt1
George Collin‘s chats to Ungagged Founder, Neil Scott about his Northern Irish past, and political foundations and finds were his political convictions and basis for his activism in Scotland, originated. Part 2 HERE
No Sex Education Please, We’re British
The political and media row revolves around a new national survey of young people to provide local evidence on a range of health and wellbeing measures, to identify and implement service improvements and monitor progress.
Holyrude Ungagged Episode 2.9 – “Next Level F**kwittery”
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) under attack from the Far Right – Assisted Dying Bill consultation being discussed in Scottish Parliament – Tories had a party while the nation was in lockdown – […]
Worldbeat with George Collins – Part Three – Ales from the Continent
Dr. Anderson spent a chunk of her career in many countries abroad, but her time in Mozambique proved to be some of the most impactful of her life. She shares her experience providing medical care in a war-torn country struggling to find its feet after independence and why the betterment of health outcomes for people […]
Glasgow’s Beautiful Strike
Taken from a thread on our @_ungagged twitter account, Neil Scott describes Glasgow’s biggest School Strike…
The Best Way Is Always Through by Hilary Long
The Best Way Is Always Through. (Robert Frost) An ancient building in the middle of nowhere. Now it is a luxury housing development. In 1985 when I entered its austere walls I suddenly found myself in a 40 bedded psychiatric ward amongst people of all ages and experiencing the most severe forms of mental illness. […]