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Our flag defiled

Just over four years ago, as Scotland prepared to vote in the first independence referendum, I wrote an article about flags. It was a rather long-winded piece. Necessarily so, as I was exploring our complicated relationship with flags. I had … Continue reading

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The time to speak is now!

As the process which will see Scotland ripped from its favoured place within the family of European nations gathers pace, it has never been more important that we assert and defend our democratic right of self-determination. That process, already a … Continue reading

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Democracy or economic dictatorship?

While it is of some academic interest to know that the first independence referendum “does not appear to have been a major driver of [economic] volatility“, and while it is always gratifying to see yet another piece of British nationalist … Continue reading

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What was the question?

Scots will be choosing not between independence and the status quo, as they were in 2014 Whoa! That’s not right! The No campaign started off insisting it stood for the status quo. But that changed rapidly when the realisation dawned … Continue reading

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