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basic income

Scotland Will Fund Basic Income Research, First Minister Says

Scotland joins the growing list of countries looking to test a basic income.
Jordan Pearson
9.5.17
scotland

Brexit is changing people's minds about Scottish independence

Tim Hume
3.29.17
scottish politics

How Scottish Soccer Fans Became the National Party's Most Effective Opposition

Primarily aimed at stamping out sectarianism, the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act (OFBA) ranks among the SNP's most divisive pieces of legislation. Questions are now being asked about whether the act should be scrapped altogether.
Graham Ruthven
1.17.17
News

How Scotland Could Ruin Theresa May's Career as British Prime Minster

Keeping Scotland part of the UK will be one of the prime minister's biggest challenges.
Liam Turbett
7.18.16
News

How Scotland Became the Most LGBT Friendly Country in the World

Most of Scotland's political parties are led by people who aren't straight, and almost everyone seems to be cool with that.
Owen Duffy
4.18.16
News

Do These Picturesque Scottish Towns Need Nuclear Submarines to Survive?

The economy of towns and villages around the Faslane nuclear base rely on weapons of mass destruction that could kill us all.
Liam Turbett
2.26.16
policing football

The Criminalization of Scottish Soccer Fans

The proposed introduction of facial recognition technology has met with anger among Scottish football supporters, who see it as a further step towards criminalising the fans.
Graham Ruthven
2.23.16
Food

Politicians Just Lost a Fight Against Buckfast, Scotland's Favorite Cheap Caffeinated Booze

The drink that "gets you fucked fast" is blamed for many social problems, but the SNP just stopped a Labour attempt to get it banned.
Liam Turbett
11.13.15
News

Saturday's Scottish Independence Rally in Glasgow Was a Weird Subcultural Sideshow

A year after the independence referendum, the "Hope Over Fear" movement is the awkward sibling of mainstream Scottish nationalism.
Liam Turbett
9.21.15
Stuff

Talking to Scottish Comedian Limmy About Trolling and Laughing at Terrible Things

"There's something about horror stories, where it's funny to hear these terrible, horrific fucking things happening. It's good, it's... got this cracking feeling to it, where it's safe, it's fiction."
Euan L. Davidson
7.16.15
News

The UK's Conservative Party Is Waging a War on the Young

They're keeping older British voters happy by pissing off the young. That tactic could blow up in their faces in the long run.
Andrew Dolan
7.16.15
News

Ferry Workers on Scotland's West Coast Went on Strike to Stop Privatization

They're worried about their jobs if CalMac is bought out. The case poses tricky questions for the Scottish National Party's relationship with trade unions.
Liam Turbett
6.30.15
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