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Scottish Independence

Thousands join rallies for change in Scotland

25 November 2014
Mass meetings of the Scottish National Party and Radical Independence Campaign last weekend showed how the passion for politics remains in Scotland, writes Raymie Kiernan

No let up in Scotland's political crisis

18 November 2014
The political establishment is still reeling from the turmoil created by the Yes campaign in Scotland.

Mass Hope Over Fear rally shows the chance to build new left in Scotland

14 October 2014
Up to 15,000 people rallied in Glasgow’s George Square last Sunday at an event called by the Hope Over Fear campaign initiated by Tommy Sheridan.

Mass rallies discuss next steps in Scotland

30 September 2014
The movement in Scotland continues as hundreds join rallies and pack out meetings, reports Raymie Kiernan

Britain's rulers win a No vote, but still face a crisis in Scotland

23 September 2014
Voters in Scotland rejected independence by 55 to 45 percent last week. The 85 percent turnout was the highest ever in Britain.

Scotland special - We've scared them, now let's beat them

23 September 2014
The 1.6 million people who voted Yes in last week’s referendum can be proud of themselves.

Where next after Scotland's vote?

23 September 2014
The Scottish independence referendum saw thousands of people getting involved in radical new groups to argue for a Yes vote. 

Scotland after the referendum: we need to back a left alternative not the SNP

23 September 2014
The left in Scotland has the sort of opportunity that comes around only very occasionally. 

'Are you watching, Cameron?' Hope for independence fills streets on the eve of Scotland's vote

17 September 2014
Up to 10,000 people filled Glasgow's George Square tonight, Wednesday, to rally support for independence ahead of Thursday's referendum. An hour after the rally was due to end thousands remained in the square.

Two different visions of Scotland go head-to-head in referendum vote

16 September 2014
In a speech to a Tory audience in Aberdeen prime minister David Cameron said the Yes campaign’s vision of a different Scotland “was too good to be true”. 

There's no going back for Scotland's radical Yes voters

16 September 2014
Campaigning for independence has awakened new working class hopes for change, writes Raymie Kiernan

As Scotland votes: Kick the ‘Effing Tories’

16 September 2014
The Yes campaign in Scotland, which concludes this week, has had David Cameron on the run.

Their media is never impartial. Neither are we.

16 September 2014
Nick Robinson, the BBC’s political editor, is upset. He doesn’t like the fact that people have rightly picked him up for being biased against the Scottish Yes campaign.

Scottish independence: We must be organised to win workers' demands

16 September 2014
David Cameron has said that a Yes vote in Scotland’s referendum would break his heart. That would seem reason enough to campaign for a Yes vote. 

Why Britain's bosses fear an independence vote in Scotland

16 September 2014
Sections of our ruling class are being driven wild by the opinion polls on the Scottish referendum. Apparently if a small country on the edge of Europe votes for independence, civilisation as we know it is over. 

Scotland special - Yes to independence! Break the Effing Tories' hearts

16 September 2014
Our special Scotland edition is full of reasons to support independence, news from the campaign and analysis of what's at stake.

Fear and loathing in Scottish referendum campaign

12 September 2014
In one of the most coordinated and brazen campaigns in recent times, business, politicians, the media, multinational corporations and international bankers have united in order to bully Scottish voters into voting No in the independence referendum.

Why we are voting Yes in the Scottish referendum

09 September 2014
Five reasons why we need to push for a Yes vote in Scotland

Ruling class panics after Yes campaign takes lead in Scottish independence poll

09 September 2014
The No campaign is in trouble with the Scottish independence vote too close to call, writes Raymie Kiernan

Scotland special - all out to win a Yes vote

09 September 2014
The leaders of the main Westminster parties, panicked this week, cancelled their plans and rushed to Scotland.

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