Archive for May, 2014

Poverty and the Scottish Independence Debate

Poverty and the Scottish Independence Debate

This is a link to Gerry’s latest article on poverty, austerity and the Scottish Independence debate in the May/June 2014 issue of the Scottish Left Review

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A Storify of the #CommonwealthCity programme

A Storify of the #CommonwealthCity programme

There were a lot of people south of the Border who were unable to see the BBC1 Programme last night about the impact of the Commonwealth Games on people living in the East End of Glasgow.  So here is a handy Storify for you!

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London Road Primary School

London Road Primary School

One of our project participants sent in this link to share with everyone. It gives some background about the historic landmarks around the Commonwealth Games site in the East End and the impacts of regeneration.

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Commonwealth City – BBC1 19th May

Commonwealth City – BBC1 19th May

Mon 19 May 2014 22:35 BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

 

We will be watching this with interest – feel free to comment here!

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Mixed findings in Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth survey

Mixed findings in Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth survey

We will be watching this with interest – feel free to post any comments here!

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Glasgow 2014: Living in the shadow of the Commonwealth Games

Glasgow 2014: Living in the shadow of the Commonwealth Games

What do you think?  Feel free to post any comments here!

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A sporting chance?

A sporting chance? by Dr Kirsteen Paton

This year’s 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony will feature the demolition of Glasgow’s renowned Red Road flats. The showpiece demolition not only marks the ‘changing face’ of the city’s East End but also the brazen revanchism of the city’s regeneration policy.

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