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Why I'm pro-union: a young person's perspective

by Kyle Thornton
ON TUESDAY, I had the pleasure of hearing Ruth Davidson talk about why she felt young people were naturally against Alex Salmond's separation plans. She made a convincing case that I agree with wholeheartedly.  Young people want ...

Article from Friday 18, July, 2014
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Are debates worthwhile? It’s debatable.

by James Corbett
LAST WEEK I went to not one, but two debates on Scottish independence. Until now I’d not had much first-hand experience of independence debates, but in the spirit of Gonzo journalism I decided it was time to experience this “re-democratisation ...

Article from Monday 7, July, 2014
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With 78 days to go, we need you to do your bit

by Rob Murray
IN 78 DAYS, millions of Scots will go about their daily routine. They will be doing all the things they normally do – taking the kids to school, heading out to work, looking after elderly relatives. Yet ...

Article from Monday 30, June, 2014
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Are prospects for Scottish renewables now becalmed?

by Robert Trythall
JUNE has been a significant month to update the development of Scotland’s offshore renewables, and its UK-European-Global perspective   Earlier in June, the three  biggest offshore wind farm construction ships in the world passed Tiree, en-route, to ...

Article from Saturday 28, June, 2014
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Wings Over Scotland: No ‘ordinary’ website

by Stuart Winton
IT WAS NOT my intention to write a follow-up to my recent piece on the Clare Lally/Campbell Gunn affair and the role of the Wings Over Scotland website in the whole thing. However, Wings author Stuart Campbell responded on Twitter by calling ...

Article from Friday 20, June, 2014
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A Scottish constitution - Swiss style

by Neil Craig
I WROTE recently about the leftist Holyrood consensus for a Scottish constitution designed to lock in the permanent power of the state to dictate to us over global warming, high taxation, foreign "aid", and general busybodying, even if we voted for ...

Article from Friday 13, June, 2014
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A positive case for the Union

by James Corbett
WE'VE ENTERED the official campaign period for the Scottish referendum on independence. This seems like a good opportunity to draw a line under the last couple of years of what we know wasn’t officially campaigning, just lots of people shouting ...

Article from Wednesday 11, June, 2014
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How Strathclyde's plan could undermine Brown's consensus

by Peter Duncan
SOMETHING SIGNIFICANT has happened in Scottish politics in the past two months - a change that will have consequences whatever the result in the referendum in just over 100 days.  For 40 years, since Margaret Thatcher abandoned ...

Article from Monday 9, June, 2014
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Vote YES and win a car!

by Hugh Andrew
I ARRIVED back from my holidays to find this tempting offer on my doorstep. It certainly ups the ante from the free i-pad of a few weeks ago. And what with that and the guaranteed cheque from Alex I am ...

Article from Monday 2, June, 2014
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Is it Cameron or Salmond who should really be feart of debate?

by James Corbett
SHOULD David Cameron debate Alex Salmond about Scottish independence? If you’d asked me a few months ago I’d have probably said “no and it doesn’t really matter anyway”. Actually, I did say that, here. I’m not quite so convinced now.  ...

Article from Tuesday 20, May, 2014
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