After May's defeat: Indy activists on what comes next
Independence movement figures respond to May's Withdrawal agreement defeat
The House of Commons has voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement.
How should Scottish independence supporters respond at this critical moment in Britain’s history?
CommonSpace asked indy movement figures what they thought came next for the independence cause.
Manny Singh, organiser All Under One Banner:
Analysis: Is history closing in on Corbyn's 'constructive ambiguity' over Brexit?
Is Labour's strategy caught between a General Election and a second vote?
AS MAY'S DEAL finally stumbles into the House of Commons, decision time also draws nearer for the Labour party.
Corbyn has been careful, and largely successful so far, in holding together a voting base divided on the issue of leaving the EU.
But what he does next, and how successful that move is, could be critical to the party’s political fortunes.
The end of 'constructive ambiguity'
Campaign to save Whitehill swimming pool ramps up ahead of community council meeting
Locals organise against potential closure as city council insists leaked list of potential cuts remains a "technical exercise"
- Campaigners and service users to attend emergency Dennistoun Community Council meeting on Thursday 17 January.
- Campaigners increase efforts to protect pool and other local facilities with street campaigning.
- Locals call on Glasgow City Council to consider health benefits.
Beyond the Noise: Is Russia behind the indy movement?
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson is joined by Scottish socialist activist Jonathon Shafi to discuss the proliferation of claims of Russian and other foreign power influence over the chaos of UK and Western politics.
- 2:24 What argument does the idea of Russian intervention in Western affairs provide defenders of the status quo?
Groundbreaking Edinburgh theatre project to explore CIA 'War on Terror' abuses
Experimental theatre project will deploy academic research into infamous 'extraordinary rendition' programme
A SCOTTISH theatre company is set to launch a groundbreaking artistic project exploring the CIA's secretive extraordinary rendition programme during the war on terror years.
The rendition programme after the 9/11 attacks saw terror suspects transported around the world to keep them outside of judicial oversight, and to circumvent human rights protections against various forms of detention and interrogation.
Analysis: Why the largest strike in history in India is a problem for the British state
The largest strike in history rocks the Modi regime in India, a key ally of the UK
THE largest strike in world history, with perhaps 200 million workers taking part, rocked the Hindu nationalist government of Narendra Modi in India.
Between 9-10 January workers across the private and public sectors engaged in the strike instigated by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (Citu).
'We won't accept community vs community': Glasgow East End residents defend pool threatened with closure
Organisers of campaign to save swimming club say they will not accept "community versus community argument"
A DEFIANT meeting of local residents and swimming club members have pledged to resist the closure of sports facilities threatened by Glasgow City Council cuts.
Activists organise conference to equip indy movement in the North East to take on new challenges
Conference to develop strategy for more effective local campaigning
LEADING North East independence activists will come together in Aberdeen on Sunday 24 February for an all day conference dedicated to local organising and developing new strategies for local campaigning.
Academic warns Russia scare stories 'seek to disarm the independence movement'
Experts and activists hit back at pro-war Henry Jackson Society claims
AN academic expert on propaganda has warned the claims of a right-wing think tank about foriegn influence in the Scottish independence movement are an attempt to "disarm" it.
Professor David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Bristol, made the comments in response to remarks in the Times by John Hemmings, a director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society (HJS).
Alex Salmond wins case against @ScotGov over handling of sexual harassment claims
Former FM says Scottish Government "made an abject surrender" and calls for Permanent Secretary to consider her position
FORMER First Minister Alex Salmond has won his case against the Scottish Government after it admitted it had breached guidelines in investigating allegations of sexual harassment against him.
Judge Lord Pentland told the Court of Session in Edinburgh that the Scottish Government had acted unlawfully “in respect that they were procedurally unfair" and "tainted with apparent bias".