We are finally getting to grips with the solid fact of the matter: 2014 cannot be repeated. We need to find another way, or ways to move forward towards independence. On the day of the full release of the Sue Gray report and of Nicola Sturgeon’s marking point as longest serving FM I’ve never been […]
JK Rowling was the latest Russian hero who was cancelled. During the 20th Century, Joseph Stalin was cancelled by Western Imperialists and some other people. But did he die, or is that a lie of Western Imperialist cancel culture..?
Some on the left are blinded by old, cold War allegiances, beliefs and sectional thinking.
Globalization is a force that touches all of us. Beyond cheap plastics from China and a diverse range of grub hubs in Columbia City, borders are more permeable than ever. What lessons can we learn about these dynamics as COVID-19’s worst bouts fade into memory? Dr. Anderson wraps up our time together with this […]
Dr. Anderson shoots on the disservices inflicted on black and brown communities in the U.S. both historically and today and how trust in the healthcare system can be restored in these populations.
We’ve stolen enough from our young. The imposed ‘debt’ from two world wars must be dropped. Inequality between generations belongs in the bin with the rest of the culture wars currently raging across the western world. We need each other. We’re as interconnected as the earth and the sea. Who and what are the winners, […]
“COVID-19 rocked the world in a way few other events could. International structures long taken for granted crumbled as nation states struggled to confront this novel virus and the chaos it brought. Everything from supply chains to migration policy to the reliability of scientific institutions came under fire, but no sector has taken more blows […]
Taken from a thread on our @_ungagged twitter account, Neil Scott describes Glasgow’s biggest School Strike…
The result is a dumbing down of news, couched in hysteria. A sticky web of hopelessness can engulf us, leading us to believe that it’s essentially all our fault. That we are confused, and we want too much, or we don’t demand enough. The subtext, often with the help of (unannounced) politically motivated contributors and […]
“Each decade we declare that we buried class- each decade the coffin stays empty.” Richard Hoggart, 1989 introduction to George Orwell’s Road to Wigan Pier. Lately, rather than sitting down to BBC Breakfast or Sky, I’ve been watching the previous nights American chat shows; Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel or Seth Myers, or news from CNN or […]