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Persuading Scotland from #NoToYes to Independence | A place for No voters, Undecideds & life-long Yessers
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This week’s episode of Scotland’s Choice Podcast, hosted by Drew Hendry MP, features NoToYes.Vote founder, Michael Sturrock. They discuss the reasons why Michael voted no in 2014; what has changed since then and why he is a yes voter now; what methods we can use to persuade people from No to Yes; and what the ... Read more
This week, Gordon Brown demanded that the SNP ‘come clean’ on independence. Ignoring the implication of some shady cover-up, it is fair to say there is a need to revisit the issues examined in the Growth Commission and more generally, given the monumental changes that have occurred since 2014. This is something Nicola Sturgeon herself ... Read moreTHE DEVO IS NOT IN THE DETAIL
Mark McGeoghehan is a Glasgow-based Pollster. The past decade has been a politically tumultuous one for Scotland, and for me personally. I began it as a freshly minted, typically self-assured politics student and member of Scottish Labour. Via two referendums and countless elections, I ended it as a member of the SNP and vocal supporter ... Read moreMark McGeoghegan | My Journey from #NoToYes
Adam Dalgleish grew up in the rural town of Sanquhar in Dumfries & Galloway and attended Wallace Hall Academy in the village of Thornhill.  He aims to graduate from the University of Strathclyde with an LLB in 2022 and then plans to complete the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice to become a qualified solicitor.  Outside of ... Read moreAdam Dalgleish | My #NoToYes...
 Julie Calderwood Fitzsimmons is a teacher and playwright from Glasgow. She has written a number of plays for festival audiences, ranging from ‘Party Suzie’ for the Glasgow Comedy Festival in 2014, to an adaptation of ‘The Secret Agent’ by Joseph Conrad. Over Christmas 2017, Julie felt compelled to write a play ‘Our Generation’ (previously Once ... Read...
Keith is a 23-year-old Social Policy & Politics graduate who lives in Edinburgh. He has supported independence for over 6 years and was an active campaigner for a ‘yes’ vote during the 2014 referendum on behalf of the Yes Hawick team. More recently, Keith has been working as a full-time parliamentary assistant to Dr Philippa ... Read moreKeith Rae | STRIPPING THE ‘YES’ CAMPAIGN...
We all know the coming months to the next independence vote are going to be the most crucial for winning independence. This means these months are the most crucial for bring as many people round to the vision of an independent Scotland as possible. We need to have as many conversations and positive interactions with ... Read moreMichael Sturrock: 5 tools of persuasion you can use to bring people...
 “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference”.   So goes the Robert Frost quote. The implication, of course, is that the road less travelled may be a more difficult one, but it is often a rewarding and fulfilling path to tread.    This image—of striding out...
In a world of Trump, Johnson, Bolsonaro, Erdogan and Modi, good leaders are, it seems, few and far between.  Thankfully, Nicola Sturgeon is one of the few. She has led both the SNP and the Scottish Government with honesty, clarity of message and evidence-led action. This cannot be taken for granted in these times. Even ... Read moreMichael Sturrock: Why Nicola Sturgeon is best placed to lead...
I was raised in Edinburgh Southern before I went off to university. During my studies, and just before the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, I won a place on the EU’s Erasmus Scheme to spend a year studying in Paris, for which the EU paid my university fees and offered a living stipend.  I was always pro-Europe, ... Read moreMichael Sturrock: My Journey From No to Yes
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