The most modest of proposals

Like all calls for unity in the name of Scotland's cause, Ivan McKee's plea for cooperation among the pro-independence parties sounds like plain good sense - until one places it in the context of the roiling cauldron of fractious factionalism that is the current state of what used to be the Yes movement. At which … Continue reading The most modest of proposals

Not even close

Stewart McDonald is correct when he says "A de facto referendum will not bring about Scottish independence.". Unfortunately, neither will the Section 30 referendum that he commends. The reason being the very "power imbalance" that he identifies. Quite why he imagines the British state might give its willing and honest cooperation to a process intended … Continue reading Not even close