Whores and virgins

Robin McAlpine looks at the political purpose of the redemption of bankers and demonisation of the public sector

It’s the rich who caused the pain

Joe Cox analyses the role that the super-rich have played in the economic crisis and argues for a High Pay Commission

Answering the queen

Mike Danson argues that we need to remember who failed to warn us of approaching financial meltdown and challenge the assumptions of conventional economics

Inconvenient truths for the neoliberals

Despite the rhetoric about the private sector being the only ‘wealth creators’ there is no evidential base for ‘crowding out’ argues Andy Cumbers

US swallowing their medicine

Why must the public sector pick up the private sector’s mess asks Dave Watson?

For sale?

Henry McCubbin looks back at the expenses scandal and at the more important issue of Ministers for sale

Occupation or strike?

Gregor Gall examines the effectiveness of different tactics used by workers to resist redundancy

Back to the ‘80s?

The Scots need to take a critical look at the high cost of staying in the Union argues Donald Adamson

Representation, not manipulation

Lou Howson attacks attempts by New Labour to control pensioners’organisations

Religion is hell

Stephen Bowman criticises the continuing divisive role of religion in Scotland