Independence follows dependence, "being controlled by someone or something else".
What is Scotland dependent on, to be retained or rejected on September 18? Does the referendum address Scotland's future as having political integration with friends and allies, pursuing relentless distribution of opportunity, and eschewing royalty and aristocracy: a future suited to Scotland's core?
Philip Ball, in the book Cri....
As architects, we are trained to embrace change - indeed to anticipate, imagine and plan for it – and now we have an opportunity like never before to demonstrate our value to society and the nation.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Scotland − facing a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, and with the polls favouring ‘no’ but with all to play for − stands at the great, clichéd crossroads. But I think you’d be wrong. Whi....
My maternal grandfather was an SNP activist for many years through the 1960s, 70s and 80s. It was suggested on a number of occasions that he stand for parliament in Edinburgh North but he always declined as he did not want to be a politician. Growing up I had no idea whom my parents, brother or wider relatives voted for; we were not a politically indoctrinated family. My dad passed away a little over a year ....