Category Archives: Scottish Independence Referendum

Referenda Franchise

At least four million Scots were displaced from Scotland owing to the chronic lack of economic opportunities in their own land, often helped to abandon their country of birth by United Kingdom state ‘incentives’, such as the Empire Settlement Acts. This is a grand method … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Rights – a Discussion

Very rarely does this site post a video, and usually only when it is tied to an historic event. But this is one occasion when a video is better than the written word. International readers are not all following Grouse … Continue reading

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The Unionist’s Fear

Finally, an Englishman of influence admits that if Scotland wants to annul the Union treaty it is free to do so. Jonathan Powell, the former chief of staff to Tony Blair, was the man behind the hard-nosed negotiations for the … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Sovereignty

Let me put one thing to rest; it is almost impossible for a country to lose its sovereignty. In the exchange of goods, in intellectual research, and by sharing a stretch of no man’s land on a border, a little … Continue reading

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The Case for Freedom

In this article Professor Alfred Baird looks at recent policies of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and the nascent ALBA party in relation to Scotland’s civil and constitutional rights. He finds the SNP severely wanting, and hopes ALBA will not … Continue reading

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Scotland in the 21st Century: 6

In his sixth paper from his book, ‘Doun-Hauden: The Socio-Political Determinants of Scottish Independence’, Professor Alfred Baird discusses Scotland’s institutions. I am gratified so many people are becoming curious about an English accent interviewed by the media as the ‘local expert’. How odd … Continue reading

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SNP and People Power

This has been a bad week for Scotland’s democracy. Though I am about to discuss the unjust imprisonment of Craig Murray, I am actually referring to the silence of the SNP in the face of oppression and the party’s supine … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

This article comes from the blog of the late John Jappy. He is one of Scotland’s unsung heroes, or he would be had we an honours system of our own and the shared belief in our country as an homogenous … Continue reading

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SNP’s Sleight of Hand Fund

Prompted by the controversy surrounding the missing £600,000 ‘ring-fenced’ referendum fund – this site bewildered at the never-ending reasons for its absence and its existence – reasons offered by SNP apologists, SNP treasurers, SNP HQ, SNP officials, first minister Nicola … Continue reading

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Devo-Max is Back

No matter if one thinks of Scottish journalists as paid hacks of the British state, and let’s be frank, most are, a few do hold tight to their integrity, but they tend to be freelance. Iain Macwhirter is one who … Continue reading

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