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Don MacKeen

I'm a teacher at City of Glasgow College, working with students on a transitional course; most of the students have been labelled as having Asperger's syndrome and most are what the educational establishment describes as "school-phobic". This past summer my wife Jackie McMaster and I went to Detroit to compare the urban gardening movement there with Glasgow's. We made a film about it: vimeo.com/35592097 I've also conducted a series of interviews with activists in Glasgow called "Why You're Being Robbed" http://bit.ly/f3AlGD

UK election: Total destruction to your mind

The votes are in and the Conservative Party have crossed the threshold necessary to form a government. Their partners in coalition, the Liberal Democrats, have seen their votes drop from 62 to 8. The Labour party are in second place…

UK Election: Dissolve the people

By Friday we should know the result of the UK General Election. Polls have shown very little movement for the two main parties, but they have not been the main story this time. In what must be a first, Scotland…

National delusion in upcoming UK election

Back in September 2014, Scotland narrowly rejected voting for independence (45% Yes/55% No). In the last minutes of a two year campaign, the leading lights of the Westminster elite suddenly noticed that polls showed the possibility of a Yes vote, so…

Scotland makes BBC minds meltdown!

The aftermath of the Scottish Independence referendum rumbles on: despite winning, the pro Union side seem to be snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. While the once dominant Labour Party looks set to lose seats to the SNP in…

Scottish independence referendum update

With the Scottish independence referendum almost upon us, the Westminster government and its Better Together campaign continue to conjure up fearful stories of a grim future for an independent Scotland. After PM David Cameron met with supermarket bosses to spin…