For the 41st episode, Robin McAlpine is back on the Scottish Independence Podcast.
Robin, as if you didn’t already know, is the director of the Reid Foundation and the editor of Scottish Left Review.
We had a wide-ranging discussion on a number of issues surrounding the Independence Referendum, which also surprisingly included something about willow-coppicing, which is a thing I had never previously heard of.
We also talked about the Reid Foundation’s latest paper on industrial relations and how they could be done better with a different political culture, the kind of one that maybe, a newly independent country might have.
Robin also outlined some possible taxation options.
Who are the real opponents to Scottish Independence, the people you find around Westminster or their real masters?
Has the referendum begun to create a new political community in Scotland that, regardless of the result in this referendum, will guarantee change in the future?
Why won’t it get better for Better Together?
Find out some answers to all these in the podcast, which also includes my homage to Kirsty Wark, Queen of Interviewers.
Also, Robin would like to invite you all along to the Common Weal launch party at The Arches in Glasgow on Sunday afternoon.
Hope you enjoy…
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