Scottish independence special

Scottish independence: Foreign investors desert British economy amid fears of ‘yes’ vote

Up to £12bn withdrawn as Japanese bank Nomura warns of possible sterling ‘collapse’

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/scottish-independence/scottish-independence-foreign-investors-desert-british-economy-amid-fears-of-yes-vote-9720967.html

Scots, What the Heck?

Comparing Scotland with Canada seems, at first, pretty reasonable. After all, Canada, like Scotland, is a relatively small economy that does most of its trade with a much larger neighbor. Also like Scotland, it is politically to the left of that giant neighbor. And what the Canadian example shows is that this can work.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/opinion/paul-krugman-scots-what-the-heck.html?_r=3

Scotland far closer to sovereignty than Quebec as Marois heads to Edinburgh for meeting with separatists

The Parti Québécois long served as a source of inspiration to Scottish nationalists looking to achieve independence.

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/01/27/graeme-hamilton-scotland-far-closer-to-sovereignty-than-quebec-as-marois-heads-to-edinburgh-for-meeting-with-separatists/

Scottish independence: have we seen these tactics before in Québec?

As the yes side gains momentum, parallels in the response can be drawn to the 1995 campaign in Canada

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/07/scottish-independence-tactics-quebec

Let’s push this more and post some more pages

In opinion pieces:
http://wingsoverscotland.com/a-letter-from-quebec/
http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2012/12/independent-scotland-could-look-wee-canada
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2014/07/26/what-the-independence-referendums-in-quebec-suggest-about-scotland/
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29077213
http://montrealsimon.blogspot.com/2014/09/why-scottish-referendum-is-not-quebec.html

On Risks,
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/how-black-gold-was-hijacked-north-sea-oil-and-the-betrayal-of-scotland-518697.html
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/02/scots-independence-england-scotland
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2012/jan/14/scottish-independence-alistair-darling
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/10652595/Standard-Life-to-warn-of-risks-of-Scottish-independence.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-26864329

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