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Scotland squares up to the system

The continued resistance to cuts and a wider protest against global economic injustice and the financial system has been expressed through occupations in Scotland’s

Coal action in Scotland

Skillshare draws over 100 participants.


Edinburgh university occupied

Students protest tuition fee hike.


Make Peace Festival

Hundreds attend annual Scottish CND event.


Victory for Hetherington Students

Cuts and compulsory redundancies to end.


Government restates Trident opposition

Scottish Goverment responds to open letter.


Fight back at the Fringe

"Festival against the cuts" comes to the Fringe.


"Moon, We hoped you were safe"

Alice Walker in "Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful


Gaelic punk

Anarcho-punk legends Oi Polloi have been around since 1981, but recently their music's taken a completely new turn.

Festival news

Five protestors were arrested on 29 August, and charged with disrupting the performance of the internationally-acclaimed Israeli Jerusalem Quartet at Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall.