The process of negotiating the terms of separation if there is a Yes vote has been presented as one in which Scotland is bullied and weakened. Robin McAlpine argues that this is completely the wrong way to see negotiations.
Isobel Lindsay looks at the history of setting up new political parties and expresses little faith that such an initiative in post-referendum Scotland would be any more successful. However, there are alternatives...
John McInally argues that if a vision emerges in the independence referendum debate for investment, rather than cuts, in public services that are democratically run to meet the needs of all Scots, they will be on to a winner.
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