Scottish independence movement
Indy march organiser: ‘It doesn’t matter how many referendums it takes – we will eventually win’
All Under One Banner organiser Manny Singh challenged an article in The Herald which argued the demonstrators “had got it pretty badly wrong”
SCOTLAND will eventually become independent no matter how many referendums it takes as long as aspiration for change remains strong, an organiser of Saturday’s [5 May] independence march in Glasgow told CommonSpace.
Siobhan Tolland: Launching the Indy Pledge - a code of conduct for the Yes movement
CommonSpace columnist Siobhan Tolland unveils the Indy Pledge and encourages all Yes groups and individuals to sign up to the movement's values
THE end of March sees an important move forward for the Yes movement as a grassroots Indy Pledge is launched: a voluntary code of conduct for the movement to sign up to, as individuals or as groups.
Robin McAlpine: No-one wants to be SNP deputy leader – which should worry you
CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine is concerned at the apparent lack of enthusiasm from parliamentarians to join the SNP leadership
AS a non-party supporter of independence I've tried to follow through on my decision not to join a party by limiting how much I comment on their internal matters. But I can't be the only non-aligned indy supporter who is at least a bit alarmed by the SNP deputy leadership race.
You can argue that this race could have been about any one of four things.
Edinburgh demonstration planned to show solidarity with Catalonia
The demonstration will take place at the Spanish Consulate on 1 October
A DEMONSTRATION OF SOLIDARITY with the people of Catalonia has been announced by the Radical Independence Campaign, following the Spanish Government’s attempts to quash Catalonia’s upcoming independence referendum.
The demonstration will take place at 1pm on 1 October, the same day as the Catalan referendum, outside the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh.