Monthly Archives: May 2014

Internal Foreign Territory

“Is there not a sense in which, through a YES vote, we will all become immigrants to the new Scotland that we will be tasked with creating?” writes Mark Crawford, precariously-employed call centre worker and campaigner with Radical Independence Dundee … Continue reading

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Universities: After Independence

  “Students are already being treated as consumers, their learning is mere intellectual capital, only useful insofar as it directly benefits the economy. Critical thinking, imagination and intellectual creativity are no longer encouraged since they cannot be measured in pounds … Continue reading

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EU: Peaceful, Prosperous, Neoliberal

 “While vague on virtually everything, it is clear from the language that this is a serious attempt at the supranational level to further entrench neoliberalism and deepen corporate power over states.” As we await the results of the European elections, … Continue reading

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I’m YES because….. #3

A short statement from indy activist Karen Brownlee giving her reasons for supporting the Yes campaign, along with a couple of wee poems she has penned from her experiences canvassing with RIC over the past few months.   I Believe … Continue reading

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I’m YES because….(#2)

“Freeing ourselves from this Westminster/London centric view of the world will be one of the major benefits of independence.” Vote Yes to join the world says local RIC activist  Alister Rutherford. The basic and most important reason for voting Yes … Continue reading

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I’m YES because……(#1)

We are posting a few blogs where local RIC activists discuss their reasons for voting Yes in September.  Firstly, Dr Sarah Hendry, an academic at the University of Dundee, speaking in a personal capacity. I have always supported independence. However … Continue reading

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A Radical Mayday

The referendum isn’t about Alex Salmond, the SNP or indeed any politicians, it’s a national conversation about the chance to build a People’s Scotland. As part of that national discussion, Radical Indy Dundee are pleased to welcome authors James Foley … Continue reading

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