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Livestream On The Hub
The Hub
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On 31st January 2019, Scotland reacted to being removed from the European Union by holding a series of candlelit vigils around the country. In the lead-up to these events, Independence Live were asking folk if there was anyone available to livestream them so that people who weren't attending were able… Continue Reading Livestream On The Hub
Does independence put our pensions at risk? 
Believe In Scotland
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  Many people ask and it’s not unreasonable to do so, will their pensions would be a risk in the case of independence for Scotland. We say that the question instead should be whether pensions are at risk now that Scotland is part of the UK? We researched the facts and we found the following: […]
Wellbeing and Indexes
Bella Caledonia
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JOHN McLAREN AND HOW NOT TO MEASURE WELLBEING THIS week the FM gave a speech at The Wealth of Nations 2.0 conference explaining why governments should seek to maximise wellbeing rather than GDP. The Scottish Government already has a strategy for doing this. So, it was an odd coincidence that most of the anti-independence press […]
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Scottish Indy Foundat
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Please help us fund the Yes grassroots campaigns by making a donation to the Foundation. sif.scot/donate
Scottish government letting down Mossmorran communities
Scottish Greens
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The Scottish Government is letting down the communities who live in the shadow of the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant according to Scottish Greens Fife MSP Mark Ruskell. Mr Ruskell is today repeating his call for the Scottish Government to:-          Meet with communities surrounding the plant;-          Commission an independent review into health impacts;
Unison votes to back calls for second independence referendum
The National
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Members of the trade union Unison have voted in support of a second independence referendum.
The Friday Roundup – 21/02/20
The Hub
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A new feature on The Hub, where every Friday I'll be listing the most popular media items of the week, broken down into each area on app. All items are based on the views they've received over the week. You can find all of these items - and more -… Continue Reading The Friday Roundup – 21/02/20
A question of trust
Wee Ginger Dug
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Donalda McKinnon, the heidbummer of BBC Scotland, has announced that she’s retiring from the job after just over three years in post. When she took the job in December 2016 she announced that her task was to restore trust in the BBC amongst the Scottish public. So that worked out well, didn’t it. It was […]
A Trump admirer with history of racist language, Boris Johnson: what you need to know
The SNP
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Boris Johnson in 10 Downing Street only strengthens the case for independence. He is completely unfit for office - never mind the office of Prime Minister. Here's why.
Scotland’s new Cabinet
The SNP
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Nicola Sturgeon has appointed a new, refreshed Scottish Cabinet. The addition of new talent will ensure that the SNP government continues to deliver progress for Scotland.
SNP aiming to build indyref2 consensus as Unison backs poll
The National
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THE Scottish Government will this week reach out to opposition leaders to back calls for Boris Johnson to consent to indyref2 after Scotland’s largest trade union came out in favour of holding another vote, the Sunday National can reveal.
Leeuwarden replaces Union Jack with Saltire in EU flags lineup
The National
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A DUTCH town has marked its solidarity for post-Brexit Scotland by replacing the Union Jack flag with a Saltire.
MSPs at Scottish Parliament vote in favour of holding indyref2
The National
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MSPs have voted to back a Government motion calling for the Scottish Parliament to have the power to hold another independence referendum.
MSPs vote to keep EU flag flying outside Scottish Parliament
The National
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MSPs have voted to keep the European flag flying at Holyrood after Brexit – overturning a decision made by the parliamentary corporate body.
The government’s migration policy shows Theresa May’s once predicted Nasty Party is now in power
Tax Research UK
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The continual creep of the UK towards dog-whistle populism and all that follows from it continues with the government's announcement of new controls on migration. Read the full article...
Small independent countries are among the most successful in the world
Yes.Scot
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Small countries pursuing inclusive, socially responsible, internationalist agendas are among the most successful in the world.
Being adjusted on
Peter Bell
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When the British government says that employers “will need to adjust” to the lack of immigrant labour we would do well to consider what this means in practice. Most obviously, it means that workers will need to adjust. Because that’s what happens when employers are forced to adjust. They pass the stress of adjustment on … Continue reading Being adjusted on
Is it true that Scotland’s economy is dependent on oil?
Believe In Scotland
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  Scotland possesses 96% of the UK’s crude oil and 63% of natural gas production and this leads to claims that Scotland is over-reliant on the sector. The breadth of economic activity undertaken in a nation’s economy is important. So, let us take a look at the diversity of Scotland’s economic output and examine how that […]The post Is it true that Scotland’s economy is...