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10 years of the Houston rodeo – in pictures

The Texas rodeo is the largest event of its kind, attracting well over two million visitors in 2019. Daniel Kramer has been documenting all aspects of it for more than a decade – the competitors, visitors and workers who congregate on the city annually. Giddy Up!! is on show at the Art Car Museum in…

Dozens of Turkish soldiers killed in strike in Idlib in Syria

Dozens of Turkish soldiers have been killed in an airstrike in Syria’s Idlib province, in a dramatic escalation in the battle for control of the country’s last opposition stronghold. Turkish officials said at least 33 of its military personnel were killed in the attack on Thursday night, and more…

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More than 800,000 people march against Macron as strikes grip France

More than 800,000 people have marched in cities across France as railway workers, teachers and hospital staff held one of the biggest public sector strikes in decades against Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system. A nationwide transport strike brought much of France to a standstill…

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John Drummond

John Drummond is an expert on business ethics and corporate responsibility. His published works include two books on business ethics: “It’s Good…

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Math Campbell-Sturgess

Math Campbell-Sturgess is a graphic designer & political activist. Born in England, Math served for 5 years as an SNP Councillor in Inverclyde,…

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Fraser Pettigrew

Fraser Pettigrew was born in 1963 in Glasgow and led an itinerant early childhood in the mining towns of central Scotland before gaining his secondary…

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Will McLeod

Will McLeod is an independent journalist in the United States who writes about Scottish & American politics. His podcast can be found at…

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Calgacus is a part-time vegetarian, who when he isn't fighting the Empire fills his time with yoga-classes, books and staring at walls.

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Gracchian. Once a potential polymath, but stymied by a permanent state of ennui and pervading sense of futility, chose instead to begin his working…

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Kevin Robertson

Kevin Robertson is a Counsellor in private practice in the West End of Edinburgh. Born and bred in the Capital, on graduation, he started his career…

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Lindy Anne Barbour

Lindy Barbour is a psychotherapist and poet living in rural Lanarkshire. She teaches counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Edinburgh. She…

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Alan Bruce

Alan Donaldson-Bruce lives and works in the Kingdom of Fife, working in Environmental Health. He’s an ex-Boroughmuir boy having spent his formative…

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