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The foreign language of xenophobia

MY PREVIOUS ThinkScotland article outlined the inconsistent approach of mainstream Yes campaign thinking to the matter of pooling or ceding sovereignty. From that perspective decisions made in London are unquestionably bad for Scotland, whereas power wielded by Brussels is inherently good and afforded little in the way of debate, never mind critique.

The UK/EU comparison also demonstrates ...

by Stuart Winton

Tuesday 22, April, 2014 , | Comment

ThinkCulture

The Dean's diaries: The Dean and the Dope Squad

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

Internal E-memo from: President

To: The Dean:

My Dear Dean; 

    Do please give me a Report on the state of play ...

by Prof D.W. Purdie

Friday 18, April, 2014 , | Comment

ThinkOutLoud

CBI takes a side – Who cares?

RECENTLY I’ve been having a little difficulty coming up with something to write about. I’ve had several failed attempts; including rewriting Meat Loaf’s Life is a Lemon (And I want my money back) with new referendum based lyrics (Indyref’s a lemon and I want my country back in case you were wondering). After some thought I’ve come ...

by James Corbett

Tuesday 22, April, 2014 , | Comment

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