Scott Macdonald has yet to grieve for the referendum defeat. He is an activist in the Scottish Socialist Party since mid-2013, and lives in Leith, Edinburgh.
Scott Macdonald: The gauntlet of shame that is life in modern Britain can be overcome
Scott Macdonald, social media organiser for the SSP, contributes to our special week of coverage on the mental health crisis. He argues that precarity and isolation are the products of a social system that is not socialist enough.
THERE is a harmful, shameful sense that your value as a person is how desirable you are. In this atomised and broken society, you’re not alone in feeling put on. Throughout our lives, we run through a gauntlet of shame - of always feeling like less than our fullest selves.
Scott MacDonald: Indyref changed my life and I'm not going back in the box
Activist Scott MacDonald explains what indyref meant to him as the one year anniversary approaches
THE Scottish independence referendum campaign changed me.
It wasn't one moment that did so, it was a large collection of individual moments that, only when seen from afar, clearly changed my life. 2014 was the year I became a political activist worth a damn. It was also the year the paranoid proved to be prophets.