Political ‘Kryptonite’ and UK Exceptionalism

The question of Scottish sovereignty is almost always presented and argued solely from a standpoint within the ‘UK politico-legal bubble’. That is a kind of snake eating its own tail. It feeds into itself, self-referencing its own authority – and the basis of that...

The Remedy for All that’s Wrong

All That’s Wrong? At the heart of the political, economic and social disaster unfolding around us is a broken political system. Anglo-Norman feudalism in modern clothing has given us a despotic and unaccountable government, political corruption,...

Salvo Manifesto

Salvo Manifesto Salvo is not campaigning for independence on just any terms. It will not accept a free Scottish state that only mirrors the broken, feudal model of the current British state. We are campaigning for our independence from a system that deprives us of the...

Why The Claim of Right Matters

Why The Claim of Right Matters Aye, right. Fuel costs a fortune, folk are talking about heating or eating this winter and you think a bit of old Scottish legislation is the answer? No, we don’t. But what we do believe is the answer is using that old bit of legislation...

The Claim of Right

The Claim of Right Introduction For decades, professional and amateur historians have described Scotland’s political and legal character before the Treaty of Union as backward, feudal and divided. We were a nation, it seems, dominated by English-style nobles where the...