Mike Small

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(writer, journalist, author, publisher)
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Alma materGoddard College, Birkbeck University of London
Founder ofBella Caledonia

Mike Small is a freelance writer, journalist, author and publisher who has written for The Guardian, Sunday Herald, Sunday National, Open Democracy, Variant, Lobster and Z Magazine. In 2021, he is working on a biography of Patrick Geddes and a history of Scotland 1950-2020.

Mike Small has edited the online magazine Bella Caledonia since 2007.[1]


Documents by Mike Small

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:A Devastating Indictment of Israel’s War on GazaArticle11 January 2024Israel
Israeli–Palestinian conflict
South Africa
International Court of Justice
Occupied Palestinian Territory
2023-2024 Israel-Hamas War
Document:How to Keep Going During the Next Energy CrisisArticle25 September 2021Margaret Thatcher
Chris Edwards
Richard Seymour
The social chaos unwinding on your forecourts and timelines is the long-term consequence of decades of privatisation, core industries run for profiteering with no thinking about the socio-ecological consequence. As people face mass fuel poverty, the dark irony is that all of these “British” institutions were sold off by the Tories, now desperate to defend the very concept of Britishness they’ve sold.
Document:Parody Britain and the Death of the Fourth EstateArticle9 December 2021Michael Gove
Boris Johnson
Fourth Estate
Dominic Cummings
Rishi Sunak
Carrie Symonds
Allegra Stratton
Munira Mirza
Lee Cain
This is a ruling elite, a governing class that comes from the same strata, shares the same education and is literally inter-married. In this context the idea that such a media can hold the powerful to account is of course laughable. The British media is incestuous and dysfunctional.
Document:Police ViolenceArticle1 October 2021Cressida Dick
UK/Home Office/Investigatory Powers Tribunal
Sarah Everard
Spycops scandal
Wayne Couzens
Kate Wilson
Mark Kennedy
The radical overhaul of how we view policing and law and order shouldn’t be contained within the prism of the appalling problem of male violence – but seen in the context of state violence, the repression of dissent and the growth of the surveillance state.
Document:Rosebank: Omnicide for the PeopleArticle28 September 2023"Climate change"
Fossil fuel
Rosebank oil field
Ithaca Energy
Rosebank is the next step in the grotesque experience we are all living through: omnicide.
New Climate Reality, New MediaArticle10 August 2021Propaganda
"Climate change"
Stanley Johnson
Extinction Rebellion
Call out the worst of columnists and publications spouting writing that is clearly against the common good and against humanity’s future. A weekly prize for the worst culprits. Naming and shaming disinformation and sponsored propaganda.
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