independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary
    Jackie Kemp 15th Mar'17 12
  • Media

    Jocky Horror Show

    In a scathing piece in the Guardian George Monbiot writes: “Whenever I visit Scotland, I’m reminded that Britain is politically dead from the neck down. […]

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    Mike Small 15th Mar'17 11
  • Commentary

    Zen and the Art of Referenda

    Yes voter? No voter? Remain In, Brexit Out or shake-it-all-about political-party floater? Whatever your political persuasion we could surely all do with a happier, more […]

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    Heather Pearson 15th Mar'17 5
  • Commentary

    Border Crossing

    This is a crisis of English politics and identity which is developing into a disaster for the British state. Within hours of Nicola Sturgeon’s Bute House speech Michelle […]

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    Mike Small 14th Mar'17 19
  • Commentary

    Manic Monday

    More than ever, we need to hear the radical voices. We need to make sure that Independence isn’t the end goal, that it’s just the […]

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    Jim Monaghan 14th Mar'17 12
  • Poetry

    19/09/2014

    Today I’ll wear a new dress, a fresh dress, a still-yes dress with shoes I’ve never worn before. I’ll show no signs of tears or […]

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    Magi Gibson 14th Mar'17 2
  • Commentary

    A Smugasbord of Scotsmen

    And so it begins – the all-male, almost entirely white panel, the middle-aged men arguing with each other on prime time television. That’s right, a […]

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    Eilidh Lean 14th Mar'17 20
  • Commentary

    Responses to #ScotRef

    We asked five commentators for their responses to yesterday’s announcement about a second referendum. A huge historic decision – Joyce McMillan The first thing to […]

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    14th Mar'17 31
  • Media

    Scotland 2021

    Scotland 2021 – crafting a better future. Edited by Simon Barrow and Mike Small. “What kind of country do you want to live in? What should […]

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    13th Mar'17 3
  • Austerity Britain

    Active Response

    Active Response is a two-year process to stimulate thinking, actions and responses to the post-Brexit future of Scotland. It comes out of the recognition of […]

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    13th Mar'17 0
  • ScotRef

    It’s Scotland’s Choice

    The inevitable next step is now here – we will have a second referendum some time between Autumn 2018 & Spring 2019. You can read […]

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    Mike Small 13th Mar'17 38
  • Commentary

    Broken Shire

    Shortly after Melanie Phillips startled the horses with a clearly bonkers analysis of Britain and the ‘family of nations’ as essentially one of a race […]

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    Mike Small 13th Mar'17 11
  • Commentary
    Sylvina Tilbury 11th Mar'17 80
  • Commentary

    Roses of the World

    Recent Tory, Labour or unionist comments equate the Scottish independence movement with the most divisive aspects of the Brexit campaign, but we need only look […]

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    Rose Strang 10th Mar'17 4

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