Independence

Brexit and the union: Territorial voice, exit and re-entry strategies in Scotland and Northern Ireland after EU exit

Author / Creator: Nicola McEwen

Media type: Article

Date published: 2021

The Brexit vote and subsequent process have exposed the limitations of devolution, and unleashed new exit dynamics. 


Scotland's New Choice: Independence after Brexit

Author / Creator: Eve Hepburn

Media type: eBook

Date published: 2021

 Opportunities and  challenges surrounding the prospect of independence for Scotland in the light of changes since 2014.


Constitutional reform: Controversy or Consensus on how the UK should be governed

Author / Creator: John Curtice

Media type: Opinion poll

Date published: 2022

A majority of people want electoral reform, and Scottish independence. Increasing support is being shown for Irish reunification and for changing the UK constitution.


The Wee Alba Book; the New Case for Independence

Author / Creator: Alba

Media type: Book

Date published: 2021

The Alba Party's presentation of the case for independence.


Can an Independent Scotland stand on its own two feet?

Author / Creator: John Jappy

Media type: Blog

Date published: 2013

"If Scotland votes for Independence,... those of us living north of the Border will not lose out." John Jappy 


Declaration of Arbroath

Author / Creator: Tom Turpie

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

A  reproduction of the Declaration of Arbroath with historical analysis


The Declaration of Arbroath, 1320

Author / Creator: the nobles of Scotland

Media type: Document

Date published: 1320

The translated document


Conquered by No One: A People’s History of the Scots who made the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320

Author / Creator: Neil Douglas Roderick McLennan

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

The Declaration of Arbroath’ became the most famous and symbolic document in our nation’s history: its influence stretches across the centuries and around the globe.


The Declaration of Arbroath: 'For Freedom Alone'

Author / Creator: Edward J. Cowan

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

The Declaration of Arbroath, 6 April, 1320, is one of the most remarkable documents to have been produced anywhere in medieval Europe. 


The Declaration of Arbroath

Author / Creator: Scottish History Society

Media type: Document

Date published:

The outline of the Declaration of Arbroath with historical context.


Declaration of Arbroath, 6 April 1320

Author / Creator: James Fergusson

Media type: Document

Date published: 1970

Text of the Declaration of Arbroath, 1320


A Better Nation: The Challenges of Scottish Independence: The Challenge of Scottish Independence

Author / Creator: Simon Barrow

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

Drawing on a range of original thinkers from a wide range of backgrounds, the book tackles key issues about money, culture, equality, energy, borders, jobs, Europe and other ‘big questions’ head on.


BUILDING A NEW SCOTLAND –AN OUTLINE

Author / Creator: Jim Osborne

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2020

Jim Osborne's view of what an independent Scotland might look like in government and the economic policies.


A Better Nation. The Challenges of Scottish Independence

Author / Creator: Gerry Hassan

Media type: eBook

Date published: 2022

A Better Nation aims to go beyond the superficial divisions and media noise in order to address matters of real substance.


Implications of varying mandate definitions for Indyref2 legitimacy at Westminster-level elections

Author / Creator: Mark Shephard

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2022

Mark Shephard, Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, examines the scenario of the SNP campaigning solely on the issue of independence in the next General Election 


A fork in the road

Author / Creator: Stephen Noon

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2022

How Scotland becomes independent ​following a Yes vote is an important part of how we would be independent, especially in the first years.


Bella Caledonia: An Anthology of Writing from 2007 – 2021

Author / Creator: Bella Caledonia

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

This is a book celebrating fourteen years of publishing and collaborations. We have taken the idea of ‘self-determination’ and began to ask what would that mean for us as individuals, communities, towns and cities, not just as a nation? We have taken the idea that we have been living through a mistake in our timeline. In Scotland we thought we needed a parliament, then realised it’s actually a democracy we need. Our question is: what does that democracy look like and how can we create it, now?


Scotland After Britain: The Two Souls of Scottish Independence

Author / Creator: James Foley

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

Since the referendum, Scottish independence has been captured by conservative forces. Scotland After Britain argues for fidelity to the true meaning of the word independence. It should mean not only a break from the failing British state, but also from the prison of free trade and militarism that has delivered successive crises.


Independence in the modern world. Wealthier, happier, fairer: why not Scotland?

Author / Creator: Scottish Government

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

Small independent countries are performing better on many measures than larger ones. Why not Scotland?


I Want to Break Free: A Practical Guide to Making a New Country

Author / Creator: Matt Qvortrup

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

Are you fed up with the divided and unequal society or suffocating laws and regulations of the country where you live? Ever dreamed of starting your own country or just want to understand how that happens?