To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation
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To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation
As a Scot my heart says yes to independence but also as a Scot my head is far from sure. So I'm going to see if I can pull together information that explores the arguments.
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Even Alex Salmond must be daunted by the campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom

Even Alex Salmond must be daunted by the campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
CHRIS MONCRIEFF: In Salmond, Alistair Darling will have to confront a huge political enemy. We can look forward to what may turn out to be the biggest constitutional battle to be fought out in the UK for generations.
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Alistair Darling launches coalition against Scottish independence

Alistair Darling launches coalition against Scottish independence | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
Former chancellor warns of 'irrevocable' decision as he launches cross-party campaign in favour of staying in UK (RT @severincarrell: UK party and govt sources confirm defeat & removal of #Salmond & #SNP second goal for #indyref campaign
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UK campaign against Scottish independence

UK campaign against Scottish independence | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
British lawmakers from across the political spectrum have launched a campaign against Scottish independence, insisting that Scotland benefits from Britain's "unique influence".
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Cameron welfare cut threats hamper No-Campaign launch

Cameron welfare cut threats hamper No-Campaign launch | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
Cameron welfare cut threats hamper No-Campaign launch (The promise for a no vote (Jam tomorrow) from the union appears to be more benifit cuts, cuts to housing benefit...)...
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Alternative local currencies in Europe: time is funky money

Alternative local currencies in Europe: time is funky money | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
Alternative local currencies in Europe: time is funky money | From London to Athens via Toulouse, Europe is gripped by a sort of monetary euphoria. Everyone wants to create their own currency! Is it a direct challenge to eurocrats?
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Scottish independence: Salmond ‘is stalling over referendum question’ - Politics - Scotsman.com

Scottish independence: Salmond ‘is stalling over referendum question’ - Politics - Scotsman.com | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond has been accused of stalling on key talks aimed breaking the deadlock over the question Scots will be asked in the independence referendum.
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Scottish independence: Labour and unions join in ‘Red Paper’ group backing devo-plus for equality - Politics - Scotsman.com

Scottish independence: Labour and unions join in ‘Red Paper’ group backing devo-plus for equality - Politics - Scotsman.com | To be or not to be independent - a question for a nation | Scoop.it
A CAMPAIGN for a major transfer of powers to Holyrood to allow the parliament to “attack inequality and poverty and redistribute wealth” is to be called for by senior trade union and Scottish Labour figures later today.
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