After May's defeat: Indy activists on what comes next
Independence movement figures respond to May's Withdrawal agreement defeat
The House of Commons has voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement.
How should Scottish independence supporters respond at this critical moment in Britain’s history?
CommonSpace asked indy movement figures what they thought came next for the independence cause.
Manny Singh, organiser All Under One Banner:
Campaign to save Whitehill swimming pool ramps up ahead of community council meeting
Locals organise against potential closure as city council insists leaked list of potential cuts remains a "technical exercise"
- Campaigners and service users to attend emergency Dennistoun Community Council meeting on Thursday 17 January.
- Campaigners increase efforts to protect pool and other local facilities with street campaigning.
- Locals call on Glasgow City Council to consider health benefits.
'We won't accept community vs community': Glasgow East End residents defend pool threatened with closure
Organisers of campaign to save swimming club say they will not accept "community versus community argument"
A DEFIANT meeting of local residents and swimming club members have pledged to resist the closure of sports facilities threatened by Glasgow City Council cuts.
The Scottish economy lost £9.2 billion from financial outflows in 2017, think-tank finds
Fraser of Allander and Common Weal raise questions about the benefits of foreign direct investment, which the Scottish Government has said is a “key priority”
THE Fraser of Allander Institute has found that £9.2 billion of economic value created in Scotland, equivalent to 5.5 per cent of Scottish GDP, left the country in 2017, leading to questions being asked about whether Scotland really benefits from extensive foreign ownership of its economy.
Activists organise conference to equip indy movement in the North East to take on new challenges
Conference to develop strategy for more effective local campaigning
LEADING North East independence activists will come together in Aberdeen on Sunday 24 February for an all day conference dedicated to local organising and developing new strategies for local campaigning.
Podcast: Is Scotland ready for the fourth industrial revolution?
Everyone is agreed the fourth industrial revolution will fundamentally change society and the economy – but how can Scotland adapt to it?
COMMONSPACE editor Ben Wray speaks to technology writer and engineer Craig Berry about his new report for Common Weal on automation, Disruptive Technologies: The Impact on Workers in Scotland.
Academic warns Russia scare stories 'seek to disarm the independence movement'
Experts and activists hit back at pro-war Henry Jackson Society claims
AN academic expert on propaganda has warned the claims of a right-wing think tank about foriegn influence in the Scottish independence movement are an attempt to "disarm" it.
Professor David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Bristol, made the comments in response to remarks in the Times by John Hemmings, a director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society (HJS).