Campaign Officer for Common Weal
Max Wiszniewski: As the shooting season ends, it's time for a new beginning on Scotland's grouse moors
Max Wiszniewski, Campaign manager for the Revive coalition which seeks reform of Scotland’s grouse moors, says an ambitious project to transform Scotland’s grouse moors can literally change the face of Scotland for the better
IT’S all very well talking about radically reforming or banning driven grouse shooting but you need to show there is something you can replace it with.
Reasons to be cheerful: Why we should be more positive about the successes of grassroots Yes
Campaign Officer for Common Weal Max Wiszniewski marks out why the indy movement can be proud of its achievements and how we can “build an independent Scotland from the bottom up”.
IT MIGHT seem to some that the Yes movement is dormant, retreating into itself since the 2014 vote. There might be no overt independence campaign for Yes at the moment but that hasn’t stopped a drastic expansion of grassroots groups forming, re-forming and re-uniting with other Yes groups around Scotland.
5 books making their mark this Christmas
Common Market has a look at five books that are making their mark as part your brand new online marketplaces
YOU CAN find other titles on Common Market from multiple publishers and authors in the books section here.
10 secret Santa gifts on Common Market
As the deadline for your secret Santa gift approaches, we highlight a few great gift ideas from Common Market.
COMMON MARKET has a huge range of fantastic items on sale from local, ethical and independent producers based across Scotland. Here is a list of 10 standout items that are £10 or less (delivery prices excluded).
Scots don’t have to look as far as California to dream big
Fife artist Catherine Lindow explains how artists “don’t have to look far from home” to develop their careers
IN my work I have always loved the feeling of communicating with people about the places they live in by painting them. It's amazing to open up a conversation by presenting your own view of a town or a building and having someone else's viewpoint come back to you.