Indy Scotland can be force for good – Rajiv Joshi

Prominent civil society activist and social entrepreneur Rajiv Joshi, who formerly chaired the Scottish Youth Parliament and has been as a leading campaigner for ‘votes at 16’, announced his support…

Historic opportunity for social justice – Maggie Kelly

“To create a fairer society we need to do more than just replace one set of politicians with another (albeit more accessible) set of politicians who make decisions on behalf…

Representing ourselves in the world – Andrew Anderson

The first British diplomat that I met was Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Paraguay who was rejoicing at the “re-election” as President for the 8th time of General Adolfo Stroessner and…

Why I’m voting Yes – Andy Wightman

  On 18 September voters in Scotland will choose whether Scotland remains part of the United Kingdom or becomes an independent country. I am approaching this choice from the perspective…

An optimistic change – Simon Anderson

Why I will vote yes in the Scottish Independence referendum? The short answer is that I am very optimistic about what an independent Scotland could achieve nationally and internationally. The…

Yes for our children’s sake – Anne Houston

Photo credit: Yes Scotland by Anne Houston, former Chief Executive of Children 1st The official polling card for the Scottish Independence Referendum has just dropped through my letterbox. I feel…

Who to trust to respond to change? – Dr Liza Cleland

I don’t think anyone in the third sector can even begin to doubt the commitment, the energy, the creativity or the dedication of all the ordinary and extraordinary people who…

Independence will improve the way we are governed – Mark Bevan

  “I will vote Yes… and I support the Third Sector Yes campaign… because I believe that an independent Scotland will improve the way in which we are governed by…

Independence is a no-brainer – Richard Dixon

  “When I started this lark 20 years ago life was easy. Tory Ministers, who spent most of their time at Westminster, announced something and we said it was crap….

A force of real development – Duncan MacLaren

  Having moved back from Australia recently I have been amazed at how inward-looking our independence debate has been. Mainly this is thanks to a No campaign and a media…