The UK economy is heading towards massive inequality on a historic scale and towards intensification of poverty and social deprivation, meaning Scotland needs independence, co-founder of a Radical Independence Campaign Jonathon Shafi told RT.
"Scotland will be able to contribute to an oil fund from the first day of independence, the Scottish Government has said.
This week will see the publication of figures showing the relative strength of Scotland's public finances over the past five years, and an updated forecast of an independent Scotland's public finances in 2016/17 extending these projections forward."
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"Although I may be biased, given that it's my home, I'd argue that any year is a good year to visit Scotland. This small nation offers untamed and dramatic natural beauty, a turbulent history, great drink and intriguing food. This year, however, is not just a good year, but a great year to visit Scotland."
"Labour leader Ed Miliband has been challenged to a Scottish referendum debate in advance of his visit north of the Border today. It comes from the growing band of Labour members who are backing a Yes vote on September 18 in defiance of their Westminster-based leader."
The ‘slow death of proper journalistic inquiry into many aspects of Scottish life’ of which Ian Jack complains is something many of us have been watching for the past few decades. That’s nothing new. But now we have tools to democratise information media, and that’s what we’re going to do.
"The days when Better Together could take victory for granted are a fading memory. The anti-independence campaign's early assumption that it need do no more than flaunt its lead in the polls and mock the chances of a Yes vote look pretty ridiculous now. But the truth is that, in the beginning, that was all they had. Project Fear was cobbled together later and with it the scare mongering script that has been repeated ever since."
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"Something exciting IS happening in Scotland. Up and down this country there are YES groups springing up. YES stalls, YES canvassers, YES newspapers, YES meetings packed-to-the-rafters with people of all ages eager to hear the cases for a better future. Artists, writers and musicians are digging into their Scottish roots to mould new and exciting projects that embrace the multi-faceted notions of ‘Scottishness’ that are so often overlooked.
In my lifetime I have never seen, heard or felt anything that comes remotely close to what the referendum has awoken. The populous is becoming politically active but leaving the politicians and the media pundits behind."
"For some, voting Yes is a long deep seated desire for an independent Scotland. But for far more it seems to be a relatively recent desire to have nothing to do with what so many spoke of as “the sleaze, dishonesty, and self-serving London-centric politics of Westminster".
Scottish Independence: Sunday Herald Is First Newspaper To Back Yes Campaign Huffington Post UK Scotland's Sunday Herald has become the first newspaper publicly to back a Yes vote in the country's independence referendum.