Book review / Imagining a better world – Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present by Yanis Varoufakis

History / An extract from Lesley Riddoch’s new book Huts, a place beyond

The economic fall-out from Covid-19 assessed by David Purdy

Erik Cramb dons The Hat and ponders the relative value of people’s jobs in the time of covid-19

Religion / Stuart Kelly argues Why Scotland should be proud of the Church of Scotland / plus discussion

Tim Haigh /

Radio gaga

Tim looks to the airwaves for a little light relief

Book review / How to Be an Anti-capitalist in the 21st Century

Erik Olin Wright’s swansong offers tools for understanding what is wrong with capitalism and whether alternatives are viable and achievable

Arts / Alex. Wood writes on Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh

Observing the working class and the real exercisers of power

Jim Gilchrist reflects on anniversaries as The Hat

Arts / Alexander Moffat on Painting Alasdair Gray

Eurig Scandrett / Sketches from a small world

Arts / Declarations from Scottish PEN

Jenni Calder on the marking of seven hundred years from Scotland’s historic Declaration of Arbroath