Category Archives: economics

Meeting a living legend

I’ve just returned home after a week away and I’ve described some of the independence related observations in another post. But the complete highlight of the week was meeting one of the unsung heroes of the independence movement, John Jappy. … Continue reading

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Where is the love?

A couple of days ago I wrote about my increasing view that respecting those who are voting No is increasingly hard to do. I should say, there is one position I do respect even if it is the polar opposite … Continue reading

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No currency union = no share of UK national debt

As far as I am concerned, the currency issue was settled a long time ago; on independence Scotland WILL be using the pound in one way or another. But just in case you are not so sure, have a listen … Continue reading

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A collection of arguments supporting Scottish independence

A truly excellent piece of work on the issues surrounding the independence debate. One for the Undecided and No voters to have a good read over. http://www.scribd.com/doc/231110876/Scottish-Independence  

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Fasting and the Furious

I’m a sport scientist (in training) and there is a vogue in health & exercise circles at the moment to voluntarily go without food for the supposed health benefits it brings. It is called ‘fasting’ and there are arguments about … Continue reading

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Start-up, the spin cycle

Professor Patrick Dunleavy, from the London School of Economics, has become something of a household name in Scotland in recent weeks due to the ongoing argument about how much it is going to cost to set up an independent Scotland’s … Continue reading

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