Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why is a Republican Perspective Important?

“The idea of sovereignty of the people extends to many aspects of our lives. If we, not parliament in Holyrood, are to be sovereign, then parliament must be restructured to allow this.” Iain Robertson looks at monarchy, republicanism and democracy … Continue reading

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Engagement and Empowerment

“The Radical Independence strategy of targeting the disillusioned and disenfranchised is being shown to be successful as we begin to collate our canvass data, finding large Yes majorites in working-class communities across the country.”  Duncan McCabe looks at how the … Continue reading

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Scotland and Sterling

“Independence offers choice. Sterling is not the only option. Sterling is expensive. Not using Sterling could allow for more radical change, with greater power over monetary policy and exchange rates, and greater ability to revive Scottish exports and manufacturing.” Aberdeen … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

“Where power is decentralised and rests closer to people, values of community, co-operation and caring come to the fore. Where power is centralised and wealth concentrated in a small part of a large state, inequality and injustice follow.”   Duncan … Continue reading

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