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Why vote Yes

Why vote Yes | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Find out how Scotland will become independent and how we can build from firm foundations to deliver a stronger and more successful society.
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Close of nominations as Euro election approaches

Close of nominations as Euro election approaches | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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Lies, damned lies, and Iain Duncan Smith

Lies, damned lies, and Iain Duncan Smith | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Today Scotland got a stern warning from Iain Duncan Smith, who runs a dept where the admin costs of his new pet benefit vastly exceed the amount actually paid out to claimants, that Scotland will h...
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The Nationhood Bypass

The Nationhood Bypass | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
I detect a change of language…I’m sure I heard Johann refer to independence as ‘an honourable position’ or somesuch. It was certainly a long way from her previous efforts, suggesting almost linguis...
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Untied with Labour

Untied with Labour | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
We've just endured Gordon Brown's 45-minute "old man shouting out a series of random unconnected facts from Wikipedia" speech at Glasgow University. (You should be able to find it later on the iPla...
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The Messiah by the Squinty Bridge

The Messiah by the Squinty Bridge | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
If devolution is a journey, can Dougie Alexander please tell us the destination? Otherwise we're on a mystery tour. I went on a mystery tour once. It was all very exciting. We got on the coach and ...
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The empty helicopter

The empty helicopter | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
We're still trying to make sense of some baffling arithmetic in Gordon Brown's latest doomspeech about pensions, which was delivered this evening at Glasgow University and which we examined in some...
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SNP comments on Gordon Brown speech

SNP comments on Gordon Brown speech | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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Labour big guns head to Scotland to speak to undecided voters

Labour big guns head to Scotland to speak to undecided voters | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
ED MILIBAND and his shadow cabinet will host a public meeting in Glasgow, in the hope of being able to persuade undecided voters to support the 'No' campaign.
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A special kind of stupid

A special kind of stupid | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
It's never entirely clear whether Better Together have embarked on a new phase of their masterplan to save the Union, or whether they're just flailing around in a blind panic. Because they manage t...
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Brown lacking credibility on pensions

Brown lacking credibility on pensions | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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Pensioning off the Union

Pensioning off the Union | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
The Naw Ye Cannae campaign is sending Gordie Broon to Glasgow on Tuesday to lovebomb us. Because sending Gordie to show his neoclassical endogenous growth theory to an invited audience of Labour lo...
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Laughter, the best medicine

Laughter, the best medicine | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
From today's Herald: "Both sides of the independence debate will attempt to win over undecided voters this week with poster campaigns as senior Coalition sources admitted they have to have a more '...
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Trident will be gone from Scotland after a Yes vote, possibly scrapped entirely

Trident will be gone from Scotland after a Yes vote, possibly scrapped entirely | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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The bulldog whistle

The bulldog whistle | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Earlier this week we mentioned a nasty bit of politics from Scottish Labour MP Gregg McClymont warning that Scotland would need "a million immigrants" to be able to fund old-age pensions in the fut...
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The mad, mad world of Rory Stewart MP

The mad, mad world of Rory Stewart MP | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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People of Scotland – vote yes, and set us English free

People of Scotland – vote yes, and set us English free | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Billy Bragg: Instead of condemning us to perpetual Tory rule, independence may reinvigorate Labour and bring us the devolution we crave
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A nice easy one

A nice easy one | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Here's the Scottish Labour finance spokesman Iain Gray on last night's Newsnight Scotland, discussing Gordon Brown's speech in Glasgow on pensions because Mr Brown himself refused to answer any que...
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Here Comes Boo Radley

Here Comes Boo Radley | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
By Mike Small Here comes the Boo Radley of Scottish politics again. If Gordon Brown did a tour like Gorgeous George it would be called 'Stepping Out of the Shadows'. Last night GB stood on the Bett...
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Pensions: Britain's Ponzi Scheme

Pensions: Britain's Ponzi Scheme | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
What’s going to happen to your pension, the Unionists like to ask. It’s a very good question and they’ve managed to spin it relentlessly to frighten pensioners into thinking Scotland couldn’t affor...
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Choices

Choices | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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Politics for vegans

Politics for vegans | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
If you've ever found yourselves in a situation where you're dating someone from the hardcore militant wing of vegetarianism, readers, you'll know that their life - and by extension yours - quickly ...
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Is the CBI Being Honest? New revelations in CBI crisis

Is the CBI Being Honest? New revelations in CBI crisis | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
The CBI led the anti-devolution business campaign. History shows they were wrong then and it will show they are wrong now. When the Electoral Commission contacted Business for Scotland in 2013 to say that they had identified Business for Scotland as a possible campaigning body that may need to be
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Christian Britain™ and the New Right

Christian Britain™ and the New Right | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Has David Cameron been moved by the spirit of Lent or is he playing on the latent racism of a New Right? UKIPs posters are just a step on from the Tories own brand of xenophobia...
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The razor's edge

The razor's edge | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
The full data tables are now available for the ICM/Scotland on Sunday poll that got everyone a little excited at the weekend, and whose findings closely mirrored the Panelbase/Wings Over Scotland o...
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Alan Bissett - The lights are going on everywhere

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