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Lessons from the 1997 referendum – independence is about more than party politics

  This Sunday will mark 25 years since the historic devolution referendum on September 11, 1997, which delivered a huge…
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We salute the Yes campaign’s local heroes

  Let’s take a minute to salute the real heroes of the independence movement: The local activists, leaflet deliverers, stall…
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Media Watch – Scotland’s poorest students 50% more likely to get to University than in England

  Scotland’s Unionist media used this week’s Higher results as an opportunity to attack Scotland’s education system.  They largely did…
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Can the UK still claim to be a democracy?

  Q In which country can the leader be elected by party members, without a chance for the population to…
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Media Watch – Scotland’s mainstream media ignores the downside of dodgy trade deals

July 27, 2022 “I have negotiated dozens of trade deals”, candidate for PM Liz Truss said in a debate on…
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Five Reasons Scotland can be confident of rejoining the EU

As Scotland reboots its independence campaign, the European situation has changed in major respects since 2014. Here are some of…
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The UK Gov’s Crime Against Democracy – suppressing Scottish votes

  As the candidates for the next Prime Minister continue to voice more and more extreme right-wing priorities thats are…
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Ten ways the UK Government is undermining Scotland’s devolution

  Since the Brexit vote, Westminster has been determined to take back control – of Scotland. It wants to go…
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“Scottish democracy can’t be a prisoner of Boris Johnson or any other Prime Minister”

  Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced in Parliament today that there will be a second independence referendum to be…
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The day that Britain died – rights ripped from Scotland’s devolution settlement 

  History may record that Britain finally died the day the UK Government decided to rip the European Convention on…
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