Buchanan Institute launches paper on Independence

The Buchanan Institute, Edinburgh University’s student-led think tank, launched its first series of papers last Tuesday as part of a project highlighting the issues that would surround an independent Scotland’s relationship with the European Union. The Buchanan Institute encourages students to actively engage with the policy-making process, by researching an area of government policy and […]


A ‘No’ vote does not affirm the status quo

During a general election, the electorate will cast their vote based on conflicting ideologies.  Alternatively in the referendum, there are people who share with ‘Yes’ voters the same disdain for shameful levels of income inequality, a loathsomely skewed wealth distribution, and a host of other flaws of the British state, whilst voting ‘No’. ‘Yes’ and […]