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James McEnaney: Labour (and the SNP) have missed the point on educational inequality

James McEnaney is an English lecturer at Glasgow Clyde College and Common Weal North Glasgow organiser

LAST month I wrote a blog post (an edited version of which has also been published by TESS) in response to the SQA's pronouncement that their new appeals process had been a success. I disagreed with this assessment, arguing that the new system would in fact exacerbate the issue of educational inequality in Scotland.

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Adam Ramsay: Why, thanks to Alex Salmond, I'm honouring our tyrants in Edinburgh

Open Democracy co-editor Adam Ramsay explains why he was spotted by Ruth Davidson in Edinburgh rather shiftily gluing a plaque to the bottom of a statue

EDINBURGH is replete with stone psychopaths. On Sunday I glued a plaque to the bottom of the biggest of them. It seems important that we remember our past. In particular, it seems important that people know who this statue represents. And, in any case, the former first minister told me to do it. Let me explain.

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