Economics

We are not all in this together

In 2018, the UN Poverty Rapporteur Philip Alston issued a damning report on the UK. Then, a fifth of the…
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Brian Wilson’s Herald column demonstrates Labour’s confused thinking on independence

  Brian Wilson is right that gas and electricity are natural monopolies and at least some of that belongs in…
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Nuclear Energy Financing Bill to force consumers to pay for expensive and dangerous nuclear power

  For the last few weeks the media has been transfixed by a series of sensational easy headline stories –…
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What the Scottish Budget means for the Wellbeing agenda

  Yesterday’s Scottish Budget included a raft of Wellbeing initiatives among its plans for economic recovery and support for business…
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Rebuilding Scotland: an independent nation reflecting our shared values on wellbeing.

  Socialism and Capitalism are dead, they are last centuries outdated ideas. Each has failed because of growing political tribalism,…
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Westminster lies about independence and how to disprove them

  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday listed the Westminster tricks which will be used in the run up to indyref2…
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UK Government abandons the vulnerable and fails to set up pandemic recovery

  For over a year now, countries across the world have faced the greatest health crisis in living memory. As…
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Lessons for Scotland in how newly independent countries boosted pensions

  New analysis shows that UK state pensions are the least generous in North West Europe in comparison to the…
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Exclusive: research shows Scotland would have benefitted more from independence than devolution

  Since 1990, 34 territories have become independent countries. Many of these new countries were formed as a result of…
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How small independent countries create a better, more equal society

  In some of our previous articles and on our recent Believe in Scotland campaign billboards we have highlighted some…
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