Referendum 2014
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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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The subhumans

The subhumans | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
One of the most enlightening aspects of doing this website has been seeing how the nation's elected representatives behave towards the people they ostensibly represent. We've been collating the res...

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Diaspora Disengagement

Diaspora Disengagement | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

A few years ago I was commissioned to do a study on the demographic distribution and occupational characteristics of the Scots in Canada using the Canadian census. Censuses are interesting things. Sometimes they are set up in such a way as to confirm the view a country already has of itself. Canada, for instance, prides itself on its multiculturalism and the ‘ethnic’ question on the census was clearly designed to reflect that. The question allowed you to pick up to four ‘ethnic or cultural origins’ and reported more than 200 ethnic groups living in Canada.


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A soul controlled by geography

A soul controlled by geography | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

In today's Scottish Sun: There's nothing worse for a parent than your children seeing people as foreigners. We're sure that Ed's Belgian father and Polish mother would agree. Marion Miliband (née K...

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Foreigner Watch

Foreigner Watch | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

It’s not the first time we’ve had to raise this subject. But as the rhetoric ramps up from an increasingly nasty and unhappy No camp, we have to ask again – just what is the Labour Party’s problem with foreigners?

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