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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid, of… New Zealand!

Better Together’s self-styled “Project Fear” has bombarded the Scottish electorate with Independence scare stories. If all of their worst nightmares came to pass, an independent Scotland would have an economic and political profile virtually identical to New Zealand: a country to which tens of thousands of Scots have emigrated in search of a longer, happier…

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Why Angry Birds Don’t Negotiate

The Westminster parties have made a lot of noise about ruling out a currency union with an Independent Scotland, but their economic position has been dismantled, and makes no political sense. They are really seeking to distract from that which could destroy them: a detailed examination of the UK’s national debt. When Alex Salmond recently…