” Everyone will benefit from looking ahead and considering the political nature of a Scotland in full control of its own affairs, economy and resources. “
Firstly it’s important to state – loud and clear – that self governance for Orkney is for those living in Orkney to decide and to do this democratically at the ballot box.
“This is about living in democracy that cares about rules. This is about not living in a corporatist state. And if you care about that then you should call for a normal independent Scottish nation. Not in May, but tomorrow.”
“Scotland is unusual in Europe with its highly over centralised local government. “
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The project will focus on Ethiopia, Somalia, and South Sudan, all of which are among the least developed countries in the world.
“The inclusion of young people in local decision making is working well elsewhere and makes councils more accountable to those they represent, many of whom are ignored or excluded.”
A poem by Langston Hughes about Democracy.
“This is very much an opinion piece – just my opinion – and I am well aware that my spouting off like this, won’t change a goddam thing. “
The delegates are discussing what kind of Scotland we would like to have.