Category: Scotland

Matt Dobson: 20,000 March in Support of ‘YES’ Vote For Independence

Over 20,000 supporters of Scottish independence marched through Edinburgh on 21st September. This significant mobilisation was double the attendance at the same Yes Scotland demonstration in September 2012. The large turnout, a year before the independence referendum on the 18th September 2014, again shows that although support for independence still polls as a minority, a Read more…

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Maeve Mckeown: Rape and the Occupy Movement

On October 26th a woman was raped at Occupy Glasgow and the previous week a woman was raped at Occupy Cleveland.  There has been relatively little reporting on these incidents, either in the news or among activists.  The incidents are a dreadful personal tragedy for the women involved, but what do they mean for the Occupy movement more Read more…

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