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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Equal Pay: Poll highlights #indyref Opportunity | Yes Scotland

Equal Pay: Poll highlights #indyref Opportunity | Yes Scotland | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

A new poll by the Scottish Green MSPs highlights how a Yes vote three months today would present an opportunity to close the huge pay gap between men and women.

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Independent Women

Independent Women | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

In the week we lost Margo MacDonald, the SNP finally, finally announced some breakthrough policies for women. Call it politics, call it one-upmanship (sic), I don't care. I'm pret...

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What's Left of the Union?

What's Left of the Union? | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
What's Left of the Union? Part 1 - by Christopher Silver Last week the Labour Conference came and went with some carefully choreographed nationalist populism. It was made clear that, however the pa...
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Relentless Egalitaliarism

Relentless Egalitaliarism | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
In what is (slightly comically) known as my 'spare time' I am Secretary of the Scottish Independence Convention. We issued a statement celebrating the date being set for Independence Day, and state...
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Rallying cry: Salmond inspires troops at last SNP conference before referendum

Rallying cry: Salmond inspires troops at last SNP conference before referendum | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond yesterday promoted two more women to his Cabinet in a clear attempt to win over female voters in the referendum as he set out a vision of a fairer and more noble Scotland under independence.
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Category errors

Category errors | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Veteran readers will be aware that there are basically two types of misinformation perpetrated by the Scottish media. The rarer type is the flat-out lie, where things that are simply demonstrably u...
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FAIRNESS MATTERS MORE THAN GROWTH IN INDY DEBATE • Scottish Green Party

FAIRNESS MATTERS MORE THAN GROWTH IN INDY DEBATE • Scottish Green Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Responding to a position paper by the Scottish Government on economic reasons for independence, Green MSP Patrick Harvie is appealing to undecided voters to consider the opportunity a Yes vote presents to create a fairer society.


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