Yes Scotland

Moving On

Flora Napier on Ivor Cutler, bobbing seals, improbably high hedges and getting to Yes. It took a fair chunk of reading, chatting and mulling things over before I finally decided that I would vote for Scotland’s independence. It was not… Read More ›

Women for Yes

Kicking-off our series to celebrate International Women’s Day, Isobel Lindsay writes on power, gender and democracy. “If we weren’t so feart, this could be exciting” This was the comment from a Clydebank women who came along to one of Women for… Read More ›

Life During Peacetime

This is the first of a series of articles from Closer. The many dividends of living in a non-nuclear Scotland would include genuine security, democratic accountability and massive savings in costs. By Isobel Lindsay “In the councils of government, we… Read More ›

Let’s Go Beyond ‘UK-OK’

“We have the opportunity to overhaul the way that we do things in Scotland. To make our country fairer and continuing to invest in our universal public services so that they are something we remain proud of paying for..”

Scotland Loves Trident?

By Jamie Maxwell As George Eaton points outs in the New Statesman this morning, the opposition of the Scottish public to nuclear weapons “has long been regarded as one of the safest assumptions of the independence debate”. But new polling… Read More ›

The Silk Road

By Leanne Wood, Leader of Plaid Cymru During the next two years, there will be a referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country. The outcome of that referendum will either lead to a continuation of the United Kingdom… Read More ›