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2014 will be a referendum on relocating power from London to Scotland. 2016 will be an election about the policies of a free Scotland
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The Courier - UK Government accused of 'hypocrisy' for refusing to release legal advice on independence and the EU

The Courier - UK Government accused of 'hypocrisy' for refusing to release legal advice on independence and the EU | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

The UK Government has blocked access to legal advice on whether Scotland could stay in the European Union after independence.

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Scotland needs to set its sights higher than the relic that is Nato | Herald Scotland

Scotland needs to set its sights higher than the relic that is Nato | Herald Scotland | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

The first is the earliest possible removal of nuclear weapons from Scotland. This means in effect the end of the present UK's nuclear capacity since there is nowhere else for Trident to go and these weapons are assigned to Nato. The second condition is the continued acceptance by Nato that members have no obligation to participate in wars not sanctioned by the UN.

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BBC silent over 'disturbing' riots doc banning order - Press Gazette

BBC silent over 'disturbing' riots doc banning order - Press Gazette | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

The Guardian reported yesterday: “For legal reasons, the Guardian cannot name the judge who made the ruling, the court in which he is sitting or the case he is presiding over."

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Allan Massie: One u-turn too far feels like betrayal for purists - Comment - Scotsman.com

Allan Massie: One u-turn too far feels like betrayal for purists - Comment - Scotsman.com | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
IN seeking to make independence more palatable with yet another compromise, the SNP is in danger of alienating the idealists in its ranks, writes Allan Massie (Allan Massie writes in @scotsmanpaper that Nato u-turn may betray SNP 'purists' -
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Former Labour Minister walked through revolving door to Olympic shambles firm G4S

Former Labour Minister walked through revolving door to Olympic shambles firm G4S | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
former Labour Minister walked through revolving door to Olympic shambles firm G4S (Not just the banks that are corrupt> Former Labour Minister walked through revolving door to Olympic shambles firm G4S http://t.co/uP3x4s5Q...)...
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Lord Robertson: Independent Scotland will need nuclear weapons to get into NATO

Lord Robertson: Independent Scotland will need nuclear weapons to get into NATO | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

#fudmonger and FORMER NATO chief Lord Robertson has warned that an independent Scotland would have to keep nuclear weapons to remain part of the military alliance.

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Scrutiny call over former PMs expenses | Scottish National Party

Scrutiny call over former PMs expenses | Scottish National Party | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Parliamentary questions have revealed that over the last year Gordon Brown, despite poor participation levels in parliament, claimed £114,998.17 in addition to his parliamentary allowances, while Tony Blair – despite reputedly earning millions from business interests – claimed the maximum £115,000 as did Lady Thatcher and Sir John Major.

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Frankly: In Defence

Frankly: In Defence | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

"Resolution to SNP Conference: Foreign, Security and Defence Policy Update..

 

If this resolution is not passed, the anti-independence parties will rejoice . . . rejoice, I venture to suggest, and Uncle Sam will not be pleased. Independent countries balance idealism with realism. Think about it." Frankly

 

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Analysis: This will be a tough one to pull off, but if anyone can do it, Alex Salmond can - News - Scotsman.com

Analysis: This will be a tough one to pull off, but if anyone can do it, Alex Salmond can - News - Scotsman.com | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
THIS will cause enormous ructions within the SNP, as there are people within the party who think that Nato is immoral in that it has a strategy that’s dependent on nuclear weapons.
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Labour and Tory politicians goad Salmond over Newco Rangers plight

Labour and Tory politicians goad Salmond over Newco Rangers plight | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour and Tory politicians goad Salmond over Newco Rangers plight (Sad, twisted individuals "@NewsnetScotland: Labour and Tory politicians goad Salmond over NewcoRangers plight #sevco http://t.co/WiH8scK9"...)...
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Welfare, climate change and defence to head up SNP conference debate

Welfare, climate change and defence to head up SNP conference debate | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | News Net Scotland, uniquely Scottish (RT @NewsnetScotland: Welfare, climate change and defence to head up SNP conference debate http://t.co/DiKzuE8r...)...
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The Universality of Cheese.: The grand old man of Scottish nationalism.

The Universality of Cheese.: The grand old man of Scottish nationalism. | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

A murky period in modern Scottish history thus passed, so besmirched was the ‘dissident Arthur Donaldson, that within a few years he was a leading light in the SNP and became its first successful party leader in 1960. Which finally resulted in the Hamilton win in 1967.

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Salmond must say 'enough is enough' as Libor Scandal widens

Salmond must say 'enough is enough' as Libor Scandal widens | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Award-winning financial commentator Ian Fraser, has said that Alex Salmond has the perfect opportunity to say "enough is enough", and should plan for Scotland to build its own independent financial system and regulatory framework.

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More schools in Scotland from SFT savings as PFI takes its toll in England

More schools in Scotland from SFT savings as PFI takes its toll in England | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
More schools in Scotland from SFT savings as PFI takes its toll in England...
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After 26 Years I'm Still in Love With Scotland and Saying "Yes" To An Even Better Future

After 26 Years I'm Still in Love With Scotland and Saying "Yes" To An Even Better Future | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
When I started to write about my cultural identity in terms of an independent Scotland, I was initially flummoxed as I have a plethora of identities rolled into one.
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Banned in the UK! BBC fights for right to air riot docudrama — RT

Banned in the UK! BBC fights for right to air riot docudrama — RT | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
The BBC is considering making an appeal against a court order which stopped it from broadcasting a dramatized film on last year’s riots in London.
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Defence shift - Letters - Scotsman.com

The SNP’s move towards accepting Nato membership (your report, 17 July) brings Scottish independence a great deal closer to realisation. The SNP cannot be hijacked as a vehicle for CND.
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G4S Olympics shambles reveals the spread of privatisation

G4S Olympics shambles reveals the spread of privatisation | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

 G4S Olympics shambles reveals the spread of privatisation http://t.co/Q4HLlfL2...)...

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MARCH AND RALLY FOR SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE - SEPT 22, 2012 - EDINBURGH

LABOUR VOTERS FOR SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

We would like to announce the second of our three big announcements this week. There will be a Labour voters for Scottish Independence or Labour for Indy group participating in the march. If you would like to join us please get in touch via Facebook

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Gordon Brown to weigh into independence debate | Herald Scotland

Gordon Brown to weigh into independence debate | Herald Scotland | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

GORDON Brown will next month enter the independence referendum fray with a keynote speech defending Scotland's place in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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One Hundred Words: One Good Reason

One Hundred Words: One Good Reason | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
We only gave you 100 words but you’ve managed to sum up your reasons for saying “Yes” in impressively short but inspiring fashion over the weekend, and the message from Scotland’s women has been particularly positive.
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Scottish Constitution

Scottish Constitution | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Do we need a written Constitution? When do we need it? Who writes it? (A new Scottish constitution?
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Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Should the voting age be lowered to 16? | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
The shadow children's minster says Labour should put the policy in its manifesto for the next election, but what do you think?
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Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: Could they or would they manufacture a collapse to save the Union?

Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: Could they or would they manufacture a collapse to save the Union? | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

We can be certain that as austerity bites and information is dispersed, the independence vote will increase, after that everything is on the table.
The only other answer we need will be resolved by the political actions in Westminster at that time; does London really give a toss about Scotland.

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Boy Scouts reaffirm policy denying membership to gays

Boy Scouts reaffirm policy denying membership to gays | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
GRAPEVINE, Texas (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday said the organization would continue to deny gay people membership, saying that the policy is in the best interest of Scouting.The decision...
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