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Gordon Brown says this is a United Kingdom in name only- and he’s right

Labour’s former High Heidyin has resurfaced. Since Gordon Brown’s premiership he has been most known for his prominent role in the 2014 ‘Better Together’ campaign and his tendency to pop up whenever Scotland’s independence movement looks set to make gains. In his most recent contribution to The Guardian he speaks of a “United Kingdom in […]

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A chance to choose our future: the positive case for independence

This is a single-issue election. Quite understandably, for most across the UK, this is the Brexit election. This is a chance to resolve what is potentially the single worst constitutional crisis in living memory. A chance which the polls suggest will be wholeheartedly rejected, as the British public endorse the right-wing, extremist charade which passes […]

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Edinburgh’s Pro-Independence March: is the tide turning for ‘Yes?’

“More than 200,000” people accumulated on the streets of Edinburgh for the pro-Scottish independence march on Saturday 5 October, according to the organiser and Scottish nationalist group, All Under One Banner (AUOB). The march began at the Scottish Parliament, ending at the Meadows, where Edinburgh MPs such as Tommy Sheppard spoke on stage.  The march […]

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Scottish independence: a movement which is here to stay

It is hard to articulate just how terrifying the current political climate is. Theresa May is dancing around like a flailing inflatable balloon, Brexit is looming, the NHS is in crisis – UK politics is a ubiquity of tragedy and Scottish independence is one of the few things that makes sense. This month, the biggest […]

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The ongoing Brexit fallout hastens Indy Ref 2

Scottish MPs’ recent rejection of the motion to formalize the UK’s exit from the EU has been dismissed in many quarters as empty political posturing, with Conservative whip John Lamont branding it ‘bizarre’. But when 58 out of 59 MPs turned down the motion to trigger article 50, bizarre is not the word that comes […]