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Weak Idea & Weaker Arguments: The SNP and a Second Independence Referendum

Weak Idea & Weaker Arguments: The SNP and a Second Independence Referendum

Joseph Osborne March 18, 2017 0

With the seemingly ever present issue of Scottish independence bursting its way back into the mainstream political discourse, now that the dust is settling on the debates of Trump and Brexit, it is probably

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The Referendum’s Aftermath has Shown Up the SNP

The Referendum’s Aftermath has Shown Up the SNP

Kieran Munro November 1, 2016 0

More people in Scotland voted against independence than anything else in the history of Scotland. It isn’t just that the SNP refuse to accept this as an observation of fact, it’s that they cannot

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How Brexit Will Save the Union

How Brexit Will Save the Union

Alexander Fiúza October 9, 2016 0

Enough time has passed since the earthquake of the referendum that the new order can begin to be seen. A much underreported development in this regards the Union. It is not that it won’t

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Can an Independent Scotland Flourish after Brexit?

Can an Independent Scotland Flourish after Brexit?

Alan Findlay August 21, 2016 0

To properly answer this question, there are more than a few questions to be considered. First, lets look at three possible outcomes for Scotland post-Brexit. 1. We could vote to be nominally ‘independent’ then

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Catalan Independence Could Reverberate Far Beyond North-Eastern Spain

Catalan Independence Could Reverberate Far Beyond North-Eastern Spain

Matthew Cowley July 28, 2016 0

It may have gone unnoticed by the majority of the international media, but a decision taken by a regional Parliament in north-eastern Spain in the last week could have a profound effect on the

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The United Kingdom Will Stay United

The United Kingdom Will Stay United

Alexander Fiúza June 30, 2016 0

One of the various straws clutched at by Europhiles aggrieved with the voting public is that our vote to Leave will trigger the disintegration of the United Kingdom. Starting with the questionable premise that

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The Tories Embrace Devolution For Scotland

The Tories Embrace Devolution For Scotland

Backbencher June 6, 2014 0

At last, the Conservative Party has embraced devolution. The past week has seen a remarkable volte-face when it comes to Conservative attitudes towards devolution in Scotland. It was not that long ago that the

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Questions Of Independence

Questions Of Independence

Backbencher April 26, 2014 0

Ellie McHugh assesses the implications of the impending referenda on self-determination in both Scotland and the wider United Kingdom The United Kingdom stands at the nexus of two great debates on the nature of

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Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Calum Heaton April 18, 2014 0

As specified in the Scotland’s Future manifesto, Alex Salmond aims to remove all trace of the Trident nuclear system, as well as stripping the would be Scottish Armed Forces to the bare minimum. Instead,

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Politics Gets Desperate: The Floods, Scottish Independence, and Nick Clegg

Politics Gets Desperate: The Floods, Scottish Independence, and Nick Clegg

Backbencher February 21, 2014 0

Jack Wharton dissects a bizarre fortnight in UK politics It’s been a strange couple of weeks in the world of Westminster. Whilst the Prime Minster’s been away, falling over himself to be seen pointing

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