Maybot Dance Craze
In her Cartoon of the Week, Lorna Miller (@mistressofline) looks at UK Prime Minister Theresa May´s visit to Africa this week, including to where Neslon Mandela was incarcerated for 27 years during Apartheid South Africa.
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'Women Life Freedom!': What I found on my visit to the Women's revolution in Northern Syria
Dundee-based campaigner and academic Sarah Glynn shares her thoughts on the women’s revolution in northern Syria after visiting in May, exploring the huge successes and big challenges facing a historic movement seeking to transform a traditional middle-eastern tribal society through anti-capitalism with women at the vanguard
BookSpace: Meet Chiara Bullen, the new CommonSpace literary critic
Chiara Bullen introduces the new regular CommonSpace book review section
WITH some of the greatest creative minds, stories, themes and characters coming from Scotland throughout history, it’s no wonder that we have a thriving publishing scene.
Editorial: Why CommonSpace is backing these 5 reforms to how the courts handle domestic abuse
Editor Ben Wray analyses CommonSpace’s special investigation into women’s experience of the domestic abuse court process and explains why we are backing the five reforms women’s organisations have proposed
AN INCREASING number of women every year are taking the extraordinarily brave decision to take action to get justice for the abuse they have suffered at the hands of a partner by reporting the crime to the authorities.
New journalists at CommonSpace
CommonSpace Editor Ben Wray says the site will be seeking to introduce regular audio-visual content over the coming months
COMMONSPACE is pleased to announce two new journalists are joining our team.
David Jamieson, who previously worked at CommonSpace from July 2015-August 2017 and has contributed columns to the site in recent months on culture & ideology, is returning as a reporter, and with an additional role to lead a weekly podcast called Beyond the Noise, the first episode of which was published last Friday.
Review - Posh Boys: How the English public schools ruin Britain
Customs expert with over 30 years’ experience, Bill Austin reviews a new book which examines the influence of private schools and the elite networks that emerge from them in the UK’s politics and democracy, and finds it has shaped Brexit and Scottish independence referendum in ways that you may not have thought
How the English public schools ruin Britain, by Robert Verkaik (Oneworld Publications Ltd, London 2018)