It’s the constitution, stupid!

It is gratifying to hear Robbie Mochrie acknowledge that making an economic case for independence is pointless. Restoring Scotland's independence is indeed a purely political project. More precisely, a constitutional project. There can be no economic case against independence. Inadequacy of political, economic, social or educational preparedness should never serve as a pretext for delaying … Continue reading It’s the constitution, stupid!

The ‘prospectus’ fallacy

I am pretty sure I've put this question to Robbie Mochrie before. I've certainly asked it of others who talk of selling independence on the basis of some gleaming vision of Scotland's future as an independent nation. When you "explain clearly what will change with independence" what will you say to those who instead of … Continue reading The ‘prospectus’ fallacy