Performance Poet and Blisterpak Frontman Adam Cheshire originally from Cardiff has been living in Glasgow since 2012. Victoria McNulty is also a Performance Poet and Glasgow Native who has just published her first book ‘Confessionals’. The Glasgow Poetry Mafia is a collaboration between Cheshire and McNulty, which aims to give spoken word artist a platform … More Organised Rhyme is on the Rise – The Glasgow Poetry Mafia
Johnny Cypher and Ròisin Caird have combined forces to put on a new event that will bring together every element of Hip Hop. Elements will take place at 1pm on Thursday 21st December at Kinning Park Complex. A family friendly event aimed at all ages and abilities, elements will let participants learn new skills in … More Elements: A Hip Hop Event for the Whole Community
Paul Wardrop also known as Replicator is releasing a new 13 track album titled “13 Million Minutes Old”. The album will be released through Girobabies frontman Mark McGee’s label – Traffic Cone Records. Replicator is a member of the Hip Hop collective Futurology, a group which has released several projects together as well as gigging … More The Replicator is Paul Wardropping a New Project
Universal Basic Income is a form of social security in which every citizen will regularly receive money from a government or other public institution, unconditionally. Universal Basic Income should definitely not be confused with Universal Credit, which is the current benefit system in the UK, an arguably very flawed system. Universal or Citizen’s Basic Income, both … More Basic Income – Free Money for Everybody Glasgow?
Ticket price increases, cancellations, constant delays and cramped unclean conditions, you can already tell this is going to be about trains. In August 2015 about a third of all trains in Scotland were delayed. However Abellio, the Dutch Operator of ScotRail still made at least £1 million that month, which got reinvested in their home country. … More The Art of Renationalisation – My Interview with Ellie Harrison
Glasgow City Council which is under Labour’s control borders 6 other council areas, many of which include Glasgow’s suburbs. Labour received the most votes in all of these councils during the 2012 election, however out of these councils Labour only has a majority in 3 of them. Labour has the most seats in East Dumbartonshire … More The Whole of Greater Glasgow is Likely to Change in 2017
Glasgow City Council is currently under Labour’s control, and has been since 1980, even before that no party other than Labour has had overall control since 1970. Labour has had control over Glasgow but this may not be the case after the 2017 Local Election. In the 2012 Local Election Labour won the majority of … More Could Glasgow City Council Be Changing Colour in 2017?