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It’s time for a new patron saint of Scotland, a fearless champion who could see off the doomsters and austerity bullies. Ron Ferguson knows the very man
How would you feel on the first morning of an independent Scotland? Playwright David Greig responds.
Marcel Duchamp’s L.H.O.O.Q. is the greatest work of 20th century art, writes Peter Burnett
Is love past its sell-by date? Hannah McGill (part one) thinks she’s better off without it, while Tom McLean (part two) skips through a buttercup meadow hand in hand wi’ his gie bonnie lass.
Under 7s learn best and enjoy better life chances when they’re free to play, writes Sue Palmer
Your old records gathering dust could help those most in need
Against international evidence about its negative effect, the Scottish government has introduced testing throughout the education system, beginning at Primary 1. Sue Palmer sets ministers their own test
Chris Harvie on warnings from history and the shitstorm to come
Graham Domke previews the new Rob Churm show at Glasgow’s CCA
Sibylla Kalid discusses ethics with the founder of a campaign to discourage corporations advertising in tabloids which pedal racial prejudice
Lisa Locascio wakes up to the full, painful horror of the Trump ascendancy
Neil Cooper finds Jimmy Cauty’s miniaturist celebration of dissent strikingly apposite
Glasgow hosts a hard-hitting multi- discipline arts project examining issues of state power and violence this weekend, writes Neil Cooper
A casualised economy, sold-off sports fields and an over- reliance on cars has produced an obesity epidemic. Chris Harvie on how we might shed some lard
To achieve the democratic control which lies at the heart of demands for independence, we must develop a credible currency plan – and soon, writes Robin McAlpine
Amelia Bayler on things we need to think about when we think about food
Anger over The Glasgow Effect opens up a raft of issues for modern Scotland, writes Neil Cooper
Who will benefit from The Glasgow Effect? asks Lilly Markaki
An appreciation of a unique and inspirational writer, by Patrick Small
Lucy Parker’s moving exhibition chronicles the experience of blacklisted construction workers, writes Neil Cooper
A new campaign to persuade the Scottish parliament to stop investing in arms is launched today, writes Kat Hobbs
A small sales outlet in Leith could challenge the power of Big Retail, writes Peter Burnett
Product is organising a series of events with some of Scotland’s finest speakers, writers and artists, which will be available to listen to online. The first of these featured Robin McAlpine
This summer, Product will be hosting a series of events with some of Scotland’s finest speakers, writers, film makers and artists. The first one is held next Tuesday in Edinburgh.
A manuscript of original lyrics to Don McLean’s epic American Pie was recently auctioned in New York. Simon Warner explores the backdrop to the song’s conception and the hidden meanings behind its much-coveted words
It’s time to stop indulging Big Oil and shift to a clean energy economy, writes Patrick Harvie
For years, Scots reacted to right wing Westminster policies by saying: “I didn’t vote for that.” If they win on Thursday, No voters won’t have that luxury, writes Peter Arnott.
Laura Eaton Lewis on how to overcome subtle, recurrent gender bias
Have pro-independence arguments been marginalised in the run-up to the referendum?
Iain MacWhirter examines charges of media bias – and why more editorial and
political diversity is needed.
on 50 years of Amnesty International