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Alex Salmond is still a snake oil salesman

While Salmond landed some blows in the debate about Scottish independence last night he was still unable to answer the crucial questions

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Is Alex Salmond really the best man to speak for Scottish independence?

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of the Standard, where the Scots under King David battled Norman English forces. Fast forward to 2014 and Alex Salmond claims to lead the Scots. They could do better.

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Alex Salmond’s oil predictions aren’t so slick after all

Has Alex Salmond wildly overestimated the part of oil in his independent utopia?

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Salmond needs to spell out his Plan B on currency

All three main parties are clear on where they stand with Scotland and the currency issue – Alex Salmond needs to spell out his Plan B, and fast.

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Salmond fails to get Commonwealth boost

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Alex Salmond’s hopes of a Scottish bounce as a result of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been dashed.

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How ‘inclusive’ really is Scottish nationalism?

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Even at its highest and most aspirant, nationalism demands self-interest over mutual interest between nations.

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Up close, Scottish nationalism looks a lot like other nationalisms

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Nationalism has many potential outcomes, but they are all based on a concern for ‘our people’ not ‘the people’.

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Will the last person to leave Scotland please turn out the lights

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17 per cent of adults say they would consider leaving Scotland if it opted for independence.

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Yes Scotland’s NHS scares and lies strategy

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The Yes campaign has borrowed one of New Labour’s best tricks, and not in a good way.

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Cameron has played into the SNP’s hands

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In creating a team to try and secure a Tory victory in 2015, David Cameron may have tipped the balance in the debate on Scotland’s future – and not in the way he wants.

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