Scottish independence is bad economics for three reasons

Scottish independence is bad economics for three reasons

By Ronald Macdonald, University of Glasgow The recent publication of an extensive survey of leading economists by the Centre for Macroeconomics showed that an overwhelming majority did not think …

Charity: Increase food bank use linked to welfare cuts

Charity: Increase food bank use linked to welfare cuts

A speech by the chairman of Glasgow-based food bank, Loaves and Fishes, to the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee has been circulating on social media recently. The powerful speech …

Perspectives on Conflict

Perspectives on Conflict

Oscar Wilde noted that, ‘as long as war is wicked, it will always have its fascination’. But war is but one conflict with which human beings are fascinated. Conflict surround us in many forms, …

Equalities and the Referendum debate

Equalities and the Referendum debate

On Thursday 3rd of April, we hosted a public debate about equalities and the referendum debate. We were delighted to welcome as speakers; Dr Lesley Orr – Woman of Influence of the Year 2012, , …