scotland's independence referendum
There is something about the commentary on Scottish Independence (one could hardly call it a reasoned debate) that feels other-worldly. The SNP flaunts the Saltire. Those opposed to "independence" wave the Jack. It is beginning to feel like a marriage in which the man and woman talk past each other for fear of addressing the truth. Most English people think the Scots should go for it, but remain deeply Unionist. Most Scots are wary about leaving the Union, while being closet nationalists.
But burning a few bankers is not the answer. If the debate about Scotland and Europe's future continues to be cast in terms of half truths that are divorced from reality, purgatory will be our just dessert.
The question Scottish people will be asked in a referendum on independence is biased in favour of a 'yes' answer, according
The United Kingdom, like all states, is an artificial construct. For some its symbol is the bulldog. The strange thing about the bulldog is that it would die out as a breed if left to its own devices.
Does the SNP really want a free, democratic, Scotland? If so they are everything they can to ensure it may, just, become independent but is unlikely to be a genuine democracy.
The days of the preamble and positioning are drawing to a close now, and we are nearing decision time on whether we, as a
I made my living for many years as a negotiator, in employee relations, then as a consultant and trainer in negotiation and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifWmihTGecs&feature=player_embedded Nick Boles MP offered a fatuous and increasingly irascible
The Scotsman is in no doubt what the big story is today - Megrahi's death bed 'confession'. It puts confession in quotes
When I was a child in Glasgow, a clout was something I was regularly threatened with, and often received. Never from my parent