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The dug you can trust

The dug you can trust | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
It's another great debate next Monday, the totes unbiased and completely neutral Beeb version whoo-hoo. But we can all save ourselves the bother - Alistair is going to bang on about the currency an...
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Iraq, Oil and the Blair Ego

Iraq, Oil and the Blair Ego | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
By Mike Small Are we going back to Iraq? For how long this time? What for? To clear up the mess created by Tony Blair's regime? It's time to reclaim our discredited foreign policy shambles. The low...
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Free cradle to grave healthcare in NHS Scotland or the Great British NHS Sell-Off?

Free cradle to grave healthcare in NHS Scotland or the Great British NHS Sell-Off? | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
A guest post by Dr Nancy Burge Did you know that in England the Health and Social Care Act of 2012 made the most fundamental change to the English NHS in since its inception by removing the UK gove...
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What does the Yes campaign have that No doesn’t?

What does the Yes campaign have that No doesn’t? | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish
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My vile BritNat assault ordeal

My vile BritNat assault ordeal | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
I'd waited a long time for an official independence meeting to take place in my home town of Stonehaven, so when I read on Monday morning that Better Together (or No Thanks or SNPSNPSNPBOOO! or wha...
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Changing the world with a Yes cake in Shettleston

Changing the world with a Yes cake in Shettleston | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
The dug and me, well mainly the dug but I got to tag along too, had a great time on Friday evening meeting the enthusiastic and committed volunteers at Yes Shettleston in the East End of Glasgow.  ...
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Thank You, Mr President

Thank You, Mr President | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
I’ve been inspired by Abraham Lincoln, or at least by the screenwriter of the Spielberg movie. As he pushed for the 13th amendment making slavery unconstitutional, Lincoln was also offered a peace ...
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The case for Trident is absurd. Scotland may help us get rid of it

The case for Trident is absurd. Scotland may help us get rid of it | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: Prestige, not defence, is the only reason to keep this £100bn albatross. We may yet give thanks for Alex Salmond’s posturing
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Fool you twice, shame on you

Fool you twice, shame on you | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most notorious injustice ever committed by the UK government against Scotland (with the possible exception of the infamous "40% rule" in the 1979 devolution referendum in which the dead...
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Why the No campaign REALLY don't want a Scottish oil fund

Why the No campaign REALLY don't want a Scottish oil fund | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Almost every nation that's discovered oil or great mineral wealth has started a sovereign wealth fund and they've all become wealthier societies - except Scotland. The idea of a sovereign wealth fund is to put some of the wealth being generated to one side, to invest it wisely for the future, to
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Lies caught while you wait

Lies caught while you wait | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Here's Alistair Darling on Radio Clyde this morning, reported by STV: "I've always said Scotland could go it alone, however you'd have to cut your cloth according to your means. I think it would be...
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Fleeing the field

Fleeing the field | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
The media coverage of the first TV debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling was a classic, but transparent, stitch-up. A poll which had a majority Unionist sample before the debate began du...
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Joseph L. Reid: Currency? Scotland Will Use Whatever It Fancies | National Collective

Joseph L. Reid: Currency? Scotland Will Use Whatever It Fancies | National Collective | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
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The Plan B Phoney War

The Plan B Phoney War | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
By John S Warren No human being would decide the destiny of their country on the existential basis of a ‘Plan B’ for currency union. For Better Together the issue is, however crucial because, as de...
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Clinging on to lies

Clinging on to lies | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
This is Conservative MSP John Scott openly lying to an audience in Ayr yesterday on BBC Radio Scotland's "Big Debate", on the subject of whether Scottish people would continue to have access to Eng...
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Believing In Scottish Independence

Believing In Scottish Independence | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Academic Prof Murray Pittock and Yes activist Kate Caskie lead off this week's show, backing Scottish Independence.
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New Scottish broadcaster 'could not match' the BBC

New Scottish broadcaster 'could not match' the BBC | Scottish Independence | Scoop.it
Any replacement for BBC Scotland would be a "small-scale operation" that "could not match" the BBC, University of Glasgow professor Philip Schlesinger has warned.
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