The Kenmure Street protest in Glasgow raises crucial issues concerning political obligation in Scotland, writes Ruairidh Brown. This should serve as a warning to Westminster about the potential dangers of denying a second independence referendum Read more
Too close an association between the BBC and the Union flag will damage the formerâ€™s claims to objectivity, writes Ruairidh Brown. It comes at a time when the impartiality of the service is increasingly challenged â€“ at home and abroad Read more
Many referendums concern a decision in principle from which must follow a detailed implementation plan. In such cases, argues Richard Rose, good democratic practice demands a second referendum giving voters the option to change their mind Read more
Stuart A Brown
Scottish independence voters in the 2014 referendum refused to accept the UK governmentâ€™s position that this was a â€˜once in a generationâ€™ opportunity. Six years on and a second referendum is back on the agenda, writes Stuart Brown Read more
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