By Fiona MacInnes The official ‘Yes Orkney’ inaugural meeting took place in Kirkwall recently after several months building a twitter and facebook presence. The facebook page has grown to over Continue reading
Women may have won the vote but they still struggle to be heard. It’s been frustrating to watch mainly men, representing political parties, slog out the questions in a generally polarised, aggressive way. Not always – but it has certainly been the main prism through which the hugely important question of our country’s future has been directed through.
“We must argue on basics, like freedom and democracy and equality. Scotland should be the ideological proving ground of those who want a collectivist view of democracy and freedom.”
Contrary to neoliberal wisdom, another Scotland is possible.
We’ve lived in a weird state for so long we’ve forgotten what normality is…
By Lesley Riddoch The Yes Campaign launch in Edinburgh was a strangely nervy affair. Queuing for Cinema 7 in the unlovely Cineworld complex started an hour before “curtains up” – Continue reading
By Adam Ramsay As I write, I am storming across Middle England: sitting on the early morning coach from London to Oxford. Any minute now, Guildford will fly by. With Continue reading
By Peter McColl I’ve been asked a lot about what my position on independence is. It’s not an issue I find particularly easy. I grew up in Belfast where constitutional Continue reading
By Robin McAlpine Here’s how we won. For me, it started for real way back in May 2011. I had been planning to get to bed reasonably early because the Continue reading