So that’s it folks, its official, the Scotland Office is no more. The Scotland Office is now the UK Government in Scotland.
As I sit and write this blog post, there are images of fascist thugs in Catalonia running through my mind. Those images bring me back to the day after the independence referendum where unionist thugs were doing the same thing.
I commissioned a Twitter poll a week or so ago to gauge public opinion within the independence movement as to how they felt regards independence on the back of the atrocities witnessed in Catalonia. The results were of no surprise to me.
If there are two things the ‘Yes movement’ can take away from the recent and continuing situation in Catalonia it is: Any western nation that has a separatist movement that has a strong possibility of voting for and declaring independence will likely be met with trouble, unless it’s on the terms of the over-arching state;… Read More Let’s Learn the Lessons Scotland!
Follow @BlogAlba I have had this debate on Twitter with many pro-independence people and pro-union people. They both come up with different points of view, but both fail to understand the history of oppression that the British Government has inflicted upon ‘colonies’ wishing to become independent when the tide turns against their media propaganda and… Read More Indyref2 must NOT turn out like the Catalonia Referendum?
Follow @BlogAlba I’m going to go out on a limb here and make a fairly bold prediction. Scotland will hold Indyref2 between now and 2020. I don’t normally make such bold predictions but it’s based on a combination of unfolding events.
Follow @BlogAlba Make no mistake about it people, Catalonia will likely vote for its independence. What happens from that point on will define what Scotland and the UK does. If Catalonia votes for independence, the only way it will be able to become fully independent is if the United Nations recognises it as a separate… Read More First Catalonia, Second Scotland…