Colette Walker: What has to change to get more women into politics
Colette Walker, women for Indy national committee member and disabled carer, says that there is still huge barriers for women to get into politics which must be overcome – doubly so for disabled women and carers
IN 2018 women all over the UK have been celebrating 100 years since some women were given Suffrage; the right to vote.
There were conditions to this; you had to be at least thirty and own property. Not exactly what I am sure members of the Women's Social and Political Union were entirely happy with but it was a step in the right direction.
An invitation to Donald Trump to come to Dundee's EuropeFest
Cartoonist Greg Moodie (@GregMoodie) writes a letter to US President Donald Trump inviting him to visit Dundee while he’s in Scotland, as EuropeFest kicks-off
DEAR Mr Trump,
I’m a big fan of your work. Especially your later stuff. You are the obvious natural successor to those other great leaders, Richard Nixon and George W. Bush – the perfect combination of dodgy and thick. You’ve got it all.
10 reasons you should join a protest against Trump and all he stands for
CommonSpace finds 10 very good reasons to join a protest against the US President while he is in Scotland
DONALD TRUMP is in the UK, and tomorrow will be in Scotland.
Big protests are set to take place in Glasgow on Friday at 5pm and Saturday in Edinburgh at 12 noon, as well as a smaller protest outside Trump’s Turnberry golf course in Ayrshire, where he is expected to be from Friday to Sunday.
Does protesting matter? Will it make any difference? Might it even just give him the attention he wants?
The Meaning of Trump
As CommonSpace’s Trump Special begins, Ben Wray explores how we should locate Trump in a broader historical context through the lens of professor Mark Blyth’s concept of Global Trumpism – does Trump represent the beginning or end of something in western politics?
THERE’S a million questions you could ask about Donald Trump as he is about to make his first visit to Scotland as US President, but perhaps the most important is – does he represent the beginning of something new, or the end of something old?
Watch - Introducing Defeating Global Trumpism: CommonSpace Special 9-14 July
Send in your articles/videos to email@example.com to give your take on how to defeat Global Trumpism
TO MARK Donald Trump’s first visit to Scotland next week as US President, CommonSpace is going to be running a special week of coverage on Defeating Global Trumpism.
FilmSpace at Edinburgh International Film Festival: Wild Nights With Emily, A Punk Daydream, Songbird
Our film critic Scott Wilson checks in from the Edinburgh International Film Festival featuring a poetic retelling romp, a tattooed protest, and a bit of Britpop nostalgia
Wild Nights With Emily – ★★★★☆