The CommonSpace Editorial Team
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Richard Murphy: Don't put London bankers in charge of Scotland's independence - a reply to Derek Mackay
Richard Murphy, Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at the University of London, responds to Derek Mackay’s article in The National on Saturday [6 April] on currency and an independent Scotland
Clare Symonds: Help us create a planning system with community at its heart
Stephanie Mander: Two weeks left to tell @ScotGov you want a Good Food Nation
Stephanie Mander, policy & campaigns officer at Nourish Scotland, says Scotland shouldn’t accept endemic food poverty – a consultation on Good Food legislation is an opportunity to tell the Scottish Government that ambitious policy change is needed now
IN-WORK poverty is a hidden scourge on our society. Half of the low paid workers surveyed have reported skipping meals to pay essential bills, with a third missing meals on a regular basis.
Pete Cannell: On its 70th anniversary, it's time to lay NATO to rest
Pete Cannell, anti-war activist in Edinburgh, says that on the 70th anniversary of NATO, a peaceful future where humanity tackles the crises of the 21st century would be one without the western military alliance
TOMORROW, 4 April, is the 70-year anniversary of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) coalition.
CS Forum 25 April: International self-determination movements - which way forward?
Get your ticket for ‘International self-determination movements: which way forward?’ on 25 April
COMMONSPACE hosts monthly forums on the last Thursday of each month at our new home in the Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow.
Mike Downham: We should learn from the #ClimateStrike in our approach to food activism
Mike Downham, a food activist in north England (first as a children’s doctor, then organic farmer), who now lives in Glasgow, attended CommonSpace’s 28 March Forum on food, poverty and Brexit and gives his reflections on the event
WATCH: CommonSpace Forum 28 March - Food, poverty and Brexit
The CommonSpace Forum on 28 March saw Patrick Harvie, Dr Mary Ann Macleod and Abi Mordin discuss 'food, poverty and Brexit: should we demand the right to food?'. Here's the video of that discussion.
CommonSpace Forum’s are on the last Thursday of every month at the Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street. The next one will be on Thursday 25 April (details TBC).
Stacey Anderson and Natali Milligan: How we're building food solidarity in Castlemilk
Contributing to our special week of coverage on the right to food, Stacey Anderson and Natali Milligan from Women Against Capitalism in Castlemilk explain why they are organising a local event on 13 April based around sharing food
CASTLEMILK Share and Care isn't about helping folk (although it is) its not dishing out charity or handing anything down.