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Scotland Decides: The Referendum is this Thursday, September 18

Image by Andrew Mac. For other posters marking the Referendum, see http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2014/08/29/the-top-20-indy-posters-are/

History will be made on Thursday when Scotland votes on independence. Some see the Referendum as a forum on the state of the EU and will watch for response from other regional independence movements, in places like… 162 more words


European Youth, quo vadis?

Written by Lidija Globokar

I’m concerned. And I’m not talking about the high youth unemployment rates in Europe. I’m concerned about the future. What does all this mean? 506 more words

European Union

The Disunited States of Europe

In the movie Braveheart, the 13th-century Scottish warrior William Wallace (in the form of Mel Gibson) gallops across the green Highlands exhorting people to fight the English and shouting in Gaelic, “Alba gu bràth!” or “Scotland forever!” Seven hundred years after that conflict, passions are running high again, as about 5.2 million Scots prepare to make their most crucial political decision in memory on Sept. 819 more words