Scotland

What Robert Burns Would Have Made of Scottish Independence
Robert Burns helped to forge a pride of place that has become a reservoir of national identity
September 19, 2014

Robert Burns helped forge Scotlan's national identity.

After Scotland, The United Kingdom Has to Fundamentally Change
September 19, 2014

Unless there is major constitutional reform, there will be a second Scottish independence referendum very soon.

Scotland Rejected Independence But Alex Salmond Still Got Exactly What He Wanted
September 19, 2014

The independence campaign failed, but Alex Salmond still won.

Will Britain Lose its Seat on the U.N. Security Council Seat if Scotland Becomes Independent?
British newspapers and politicians alike have claimed that it would
September 16, 2014

The United Kingdom has been on the U.N. Security Council since its creation in 1946. Would Scottish independence change that?

The Dissolution of the U.K. Would Be a Bad Omen for the Rest of the World
With a new Cold War and the Middle East in flames, Britain must stay together.
September 15, 2014

If Britain cannot work out how to stay together, the portents for the 21st century are dark indeed.

No, Scottish Independence Would Not Guarantee Permanent Tory Rule
It’s bad news for Labour and Conservative alike.
September 12, 2014

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Scottish independence would not usher in Tory rule. Instead, it could a disaster for political parties across the aisle.

Scotland's Radically Inclusive Nationalism
Why I would vote for independence
September 12, 2014

Here's why I would vote for independence.

A Scottish Writer Explains Why He's Voting for Independence
September 05, 2014

No, we don't hate the English. We just want to elect our own government.

The Birth of American Finance
December 07, 2012

How Alexander Hamilton and a Swiss anti-Federalist created our country's capitalist system.

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