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What the Scottish Referendum Teaches the World

Ziad Haider | Posted 06.30.2014 | World
Ziad Haider

While the movie Braveheart elicits eye rolls in Scotland for its inaccuracies (and marvel at its impact on tourism), William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, two key characters, are central figures in Scottish history.

Memo to Alex Salmond: Independence Is for Life, Not Just for Christmas

David Miles | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
David Miles

Fast-forward to 2014. There is a contradiction and an absurdity at the heart of the SNP's economic claims regarding a currency union and, ultimately, the party's case for independence.

Scotland Is Stronger Within the United Kingdom

Michael K. Moore | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Michael K. Moore

America too is made up of states and people with diverse identities and origins, bound together in a Union. Each of those states is immeasurably stronger and more prosperous in the Union than it would be in its own.

Scotland And UK To Set Out Independence Vote

AP | BEN McCONVILLE and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

EDINBURGH, Scotland — It's not a meeting David Cameron is likely to enjoy. The British prime minister is due to visit the leader of Scotland's ...

The Bully and the Business Man

Monika Mitchell | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

How much human misery and suffering will it take before we finally come together as citizens and incorporate a higher moral ethic into the pursuit of profit once and for all?

Do Scottish Teenagers Really Care About Independence?

Tallia Storm | Posted 09.04.2012 | Teen
Tallia Storm

When I discovered that the Scottish government was pushing for 16 and 17-year-olds to have the vote, I was horrified. Why do we want teens to decide on our government without knowledge?

Scotland To Vote On Independence

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

LONDON -- Breaking up is supposed to be hard to do - but Britain's government confirmed Tuesday it would happily offer Scotland the powers it needs to...

Scotland Calls For Vote On Independence

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

LONDON — Breaking up is supposed to be hard to do – but Britain's government confirmed Tuesday it would happily offer Scotland the powers ...

Plan Unveiled To Turn Scotland Into 'World's First Hydro-Economy'

The Guardian | Severin Carrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The state-owned utility Scottish Water is to be given new powers to build windfarms, hydro schemes and "green" power stations in partnership and compe...

Lockerbie Release Threatens Scottish Relations With U.S.

AP | BEN McCONVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Scotland's justice minister on Monday defended his much-criticized decision to free the Lockerbie bomber, as the U.S. Stat...

Scottish leader defends Lockerbie bomber release

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Scotland's government defended itself Sunday against unrelenting criticism from the U.S. over the decision to free the Pan Am Flight 10...