1. Video: Jim Sillars on what happens after Scottish independence referendum

    Jim Sillars on what happens after Scottish independence referendum from Michael MacLennan on Vimeo. Former Labour and SNP MP Jim Sillars, a figurehead for the independence movement, discusses what happens after the Scottish independence referendum - whether it’s a Yes or No vote.

     
     
  2. Jim Sillars on Scottish independence: how Yes can tackle poverty & create a better Scotland

    The main video for our meeting with the former Labour and SNP MP who has become a pro-independence lynchpin.

     
     
  3. Jim Sillars talks to Independence Minded?

    Now on Medium: The former Labour and SNP MP has become a figurehead for many in the Yes movement, balancing emotive and powerful arguments that appeal to the heart with a pragmatic, fully formed vision of an independent socialist Scotland, one which he has been fighting towards for more than 30 years.

     
  4. Jim Sillars on his 12-year journey from being a Unionist to supporting Scottish independence

    A preview clip from our upcoming feature on Jim Sillars, in which he talks about his “12-year journey” from being a Unionist to supporting independence for Scotland.

     
     
  5. Independence Minded? talks to Tommy Sheridan

    Here’s the video of our encounter with pro-independence socialist former MSP in Govan, Glasgow.

     
     
  6. Independence Minded? talks to Tommy Sheridan: ‘I’ve used sunbeds most of my life, so I’ve got very tough skin…’

    Now on Medium - The dream of independence is closer than it’s ever been for the Scottish socialist and former MSP, who has put jail time behind him to go on a speaking tour that focuses on the future of his country — and which has put him back on the political map in Scotland, despite the wishes of some in the Yes campaign.

     
  7. Independence Minded? talks to Derek Bateman about the Scottish referendum

    Now on Medium: To find out more about grassroots, how media bias has affected the debate, the strengths and weaknesses of the differing campaigns, and what will happen in the event of a Yes or No vote, we chatted to journalist and broadcaster Derek Bateman.

     
  8. Derek Bateman: What happens if a Yes or No vote in Scottish independence referendum?

    Journalist and broadcaster Derek Bateman, who has previously worked for the BBC and the Scotsman, reveals what he thinks will happen after the Scottish independence referendum vote has taken place - whether it be a Yes or No vote…

     
     
  9. Derek Bateman discusses Scottish independence referendum: how has the landscape changed?

    Journalist and broadcaster Derek Bateman, who has previously worked for the BBC and the Scotsman, reveals his thoughts about how the Scottish political landscape has changed since the 2014 referendum vote was announced.

     
     
  10. Independence Minded? receives a lesson from Academics Together

    Our latest multimedia feature now on Medium: A number of leading figures in academic research were joined by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and David Steel in Edinburgh to argue for remaining part of the UK, including Nobel Prize-winner Sir Paul Nurse.

     
  11. Independence Minded? at A Festival of the Common Weal

    Now on Medium: The Common Weal hopes to help shape a better Scotland through discussion and debate, and it held a celebratory event in Glasgow last month that featured music, art, comedy — and plenty of talk about what can be achieved in an independent country.

     

  12. David Torrance on the Scottish independence referendum

    David Torrance on the Scottish independence referendum

    Our series of video interviews with political writer David Torrance is now up on Medium, addressing everything from the current political situation and the grassroots to what will happen in the event of a Yes or No vote.

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  13. What happens after the Scottish independence referendum?

    Writer David Torrance, author of ‘The Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum’, offers his opinions on both the main campaigns in the Scottish independence referendum, and talks about what will happen afterwards in the event of a Yes or No vote.

     
     
  14. Scottish independence referendum: David Torrance on grassroots and positivity of campaigns

     How effective have the emerging grassroots movements actually been in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum? And has the Yes campaign been more positive than that of No?

     
     
  15. David Torrance talks about Scottish independence referendum and political situation

    Political writer David Torrance, author of ‘The Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum’, talks to Independence Minded?