Scotland. A historic and generational engagement.

I recently spent ten days in Glasgow. My intention was to pick up the vibe on the YES side in my native city with particular emphasis on the Fifth Estate and the unofficial YES campaign. I found that there was plenty of it and on day one of my trip I was pulled into a voter registration stall in Buchanan Street in the city centre. It had been set up by some university students and they were all YES voters. …

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How the Yes campaign’s bottom up approach has challenged Scotland’s ‘presumed consensus’

Mike Small runs one of the best known and most respected of the Yes campaign sites online, Bella Caledonia. His piece for the Guardian gives an useful overview of where the momentum for the Yes campaign has come from… 1. It is a movement, not a campaign:  On a purely practical level yes is just better organised. As the New Statesman 

Scottish Independence campaign certainly knows how to tell a good story…

Picked this up this evening from Bella Caledonia (via James Bailey on Google Plus)…. Whatever about the capacity or otherwise of the Scottish economy to easily pick up the tab for its two pillar banks (and there’s nothing in the public domain heretofore to suggest that it would not have happened), this is a great piece of political story telling… Watch out for the annotations who is and who is not… and the Yes campaign’s top tip on how to …

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