This week on OpenSpace: Q&A with Scottish hip hop artist Loki
New question and answers space on CommonSocial gives you the opportunity to chat to leading campaigners, politicians and activists
COMMONSOCIAL feature ‘OpenSpace’ continues this week with special guest Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey, Scottish hip hop artist and political commentator.
OpenSpace is a place to join in the big discussions and get involved in regular question and answer (Q&A) sessions with with those advocating big ideas, covering everything from land reform to inclusive education.
VIDEO: How we put the news together at CommonSpace with guest Jason Baird from the National Yes Registry
Behind the scenes series with Independence Live continues
IN this week's instalment of our series offering readers an insight into the CommonSpace newsroom it’s the last day of the summer work experience programme, and Angela Haggerty and Kevin Gibney chat to Jason Baird of the National Yes Registry.
OpenSpace launches with Robin McAlpine Q&A on CommonSocial
New question and answers space launches on CommonSocial to give you the opportunity to chat to leading campaigners, politicians and activists
COMMONSOCIAL launches ‘OpenSpace’, a place to join the discussion and get involved in regular question and answer (Q&A) sessions with with those advocating big ideas, covering everything from land reform to inclusive education.
VIDEO: How we put the news together at CommonSpace, with special guest Dr Mark McNaught
New series with Independence Live continues
IN this week's instalment of our new series offering readers an insight into the CommonSpace newsroom we catch up with our four work experience placements and legal eagle Nick Brady, Angela Haggerty chats all things CommonSocial, and Indy Live's Kevin Gibney chats to special guest Dr Mark McNaught, assistant professor of law, philosophy, and US civilization at the University of Rennes.
CommonSocial has landed: Scotland's new social network launches
Brand new social network created by Common Weal to launch this weekend
A NEW social network, CommonSocial, will launch this weekend offering users a dedicated space to debate, network and organise around the big issues in Scotland.
Created by Common Weal and part of this website, CommonSpace, CommonSocial will sit side-by-side with the news and original content on CommonSpace, and provide readers and users with all the relevant digital tools to empower action in towns and communities across Scotland.
Robin McAlpine: Organise for indy – there's miles to go before we sleep
CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine says it's easy to fall into a dip when strapped in for a long political journey, but it's all just a trick of the mind...
IF you have a large room to repaint, a big bit of garden to dig over, a thousand things to put in envelopes, a child's mess of Cat in the Hat proportions to clean up, you will probably be aware that the most depressing stage of the job is not the beginning, but about a third of the way through.