Special Independence Editorial: The Independence Campaign needs to move up a gear
UKIP and the End of Britain - Adrian Cruden
Cuts, 'Community', and the politics of Town Hall - Gary Fraser
So Long - Now the dings have donged: Graeme McIver explores the musical legacy of Margaret Thatcher and asks "what's your favourite anti-maggie song?"
Iain Banks: Is the Culture his greatest creation? - Steve Arnott
Dreamers: an Independence poem by Andrew Barr
Capitalism's Achilles Heel Pt II - Bruce Wallace
The Death of Margaret Thatcher - 3 articles
Graeme McIver looks at the death of Margaret Thatcher and argues that the left should not celebrate but organise to defeat Thatcher’s political legacy.
Margaret Thatcher is Dead and I Will Shed No Tears John Wight refuses to accept that Thatcher's death should be mourned or that her impact on British society and the world was anything other than a baneful one.
Margaret Thatcher The Point's Gary Fraser looks at the woman who divided a nation in life and death.
Other Recent Articles in The Point -
Shirley Gibb asks the question, "Is there hope for the Left in Scotland?"
John Wight reviews Ken Loach's new film, "The Spirit of '45"
Around the Blogs - we highlight some interesting and controversial articles currently doing the rounds in the newspapers, left wing blogs and political websites.
Core in our Spring Issue:
Issues: Eco-socialism – a personal view, Will Duckworth, Deputy Leader of
the Green Party, England and Wales
Ben Wray and Kezia Kinder on 5 reasons to Scrap Trident this April
Ana Dreyfuss-Quillon on corporate tax avoidance and what might
be done about it
Lives on the Line – Graeme McIver looks at gambling, capitalism
and the working class
Sean Robertson on Independence and our national game
Robin McAlpine on The Jimmy Reid Foundation
Alex Salmond’s Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture, reviewed by Gary
There’s a sex abuse time bomb still ticking, argues Bruce Wallace
Science: Time and Space for a bit of fun with Spacebound Ape’s Big Science Quiz
Culture: Do you hear the people sing? Graeme McIver gets dragged to Les
Miserables and finds the tears welling up, the big softie
Anne Edmonds reviews Nobel prize winning Jose Saramago’s
Adrian Cruden on Channel 4’s bloody cult hit Utopia
The Big Idea: The Marxist theory of Crisis, part 1. Bruce Wallace looks at
History &: John Wight on Lincoln; the man, the movie and a remarkable
Philosophy period in world history
Just what is it with the Ultra Left and Crime?
Gary Fraser investigates
International: Steve L. Mowat, Impressions of China
Dreams that Die, Hollywood, war, Ben Affleck, and the
Communist Manifesto – an extract from John Wight’s new book
Cuba 2012 – an essay in pictures, Steve Arnott