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Statehood: Right or Privilege?

By: Alex Boylston In a historic referendum held on Sept. 18, the citizens of Scotland rejected the idea of full independence by a margin of 10 percent. In the months leading up to the referendum, the Scottish National Party (the largest political party in Scotland) and its leader, Alex Salmond, aggressively campaigned for Scottish independence…

The Scottish Referendum on Independence

By: Kyle Hunter Last weekend, supporters of Scottish independence led polls against “’No’ Campaign” opponents for the first time since their referendum campaign began in 2012. The “Yes” correspondents’ resultant confidence was short-lived, however. An updated Sept. 11 poll revealed that status quo proponents have retaken a crucial lead, with the official Sept. 18 vote…

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