Referendum 2014
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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Michael Fry: Interest in pro-independence ideas

Michael Fry: Interest in pro-independence ideas | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
The emergence of a pro-independence right-wing group should come as no surprise to anyone, writes Michael Fry
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Michael Fry's laughable caricature of Scotland's progressive left, his straw man arguments, and the evangelical fervour with which he promotes ideological capitalism, all serve as a timely reminder that independence will not relieve us of those whose capacity for learning the lessons of recent history is overwhelmed by their zealous faith in the redemptive power of unfettered market forces.

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Of Men and Markets

I am struck by the constant struggle for power of the so called ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ in western politics and have come to realise that these terms are largely meaningless, so tied up in the bias of their respective proponents that they are simply reduced to terms of abuse.
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