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Off-Topic Scotland is dedicated to hosting the hard conversations relating to the continuing drive for Scottish independence. We aim to complement the many online voices presenting the economic, cultural and constitutional cases.

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Is Scotland a colony or not?

Back to the basics - is Scotland 'colonised' or not?

'The Battle of Culloden and its aftermath marked a turning point in the history of the Scottish Highlands.'
'The imperial ­power just needs to apply the right pressure to the right people. Find the parcel of rogues and pay them off.'
'The good news is that all empires die.'
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News

News

Our take on recent developments in Scottish politics.

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Editorial

Editorials

Our editorial position on a broad range of topics, outlined and updated as events unfold. Occasional guest editorials feature commentary with which we are in general agreement or present reasoned argument worth discussion.

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Guest Posts

Guest Posts

Posts from guest writers across the yes movement.

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The Case: Cultural

Who gets to define Scottish 'culture'? Who gets to practise it, promote and/or criticise it?

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The Case: Constitutional

The Case: Constitutional

For some it's cut and dried - the people of Scotland are sovereign and that's it. For others 'there is no debate to be had' and Scotland was swallowed whole by Westminster three centuries ago. Was Scotland ever truly 'catch't'?

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The Case: Economic

The Case: Economic

Where is the evidence that we can thrive as an independent nation? Where is the evidence that we can't?

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Social Issues

Social Issues

With thought-provoking articles and insightful discussions, we aim to shed light on critical issues and inspire positive change. Join us in exploring the complexities of social challenges and discovering potential solutions to create a more equitable and inclusive Scotland.

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War in Europe

War in Europe

Mainstream discussion of the situation in Ukraine does not permit any deviation from the 'Russia-bad' narrative.

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