Lies won’t stop the truth

Finally the press have taken an interest in Margaret Jaconelli’s case. No surprise that The Herald and The Evening Times - the propaganda wing of the Labour party in Glasgow - have nothing to say. So  we only have The Daily Express – Tories…

A Tale of Displacement and Struggle

“Just a person in a wee flat”: Being Displaced by the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow’s East End. This is an abridged and edited transcript of an interview with Margaret conducted in her home, in January 2009, by Libby Porter. The…

Double Standards in Dalmarnock Evictions

On Friday August 21st, those Dalmarnock homeowners and shop-owners in the way of development for the Commonwealth Games Village will be made homeless through eviction orders by Glasgow City Council. No compensation price for their properties has been agreed –…

Bail-Out City

    The National Arena – a new £12 million, 12,000-seater venue due to host the gymnastics and netball finals, and the international broadcast centre during CG2014 – has received a £40 million bail-out to avoid “mothballing” and financial collapse by…