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Fri Sep 19, 2014, 01:00 PM

Scottish Independence - the communist perspective

Young Communist League calls on Scotland to vote No in referendum
Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Published Date

Young Scottish communists warned yesterday that workers would face a bleak future if the country voted to break away from Britain.

With tomorrow’s referendum too close to call, Young Communist League Scottish organiser Johnnie Hunter said that a vote for the SNP’s idea of independence would split the working class and leave Britain at risk of endless austerity.

“The SNP’s separatism is independence in name only and a trap for the working class,” he said.

“By retaining the pound, far from ridding ourselves of the Tories forever, we hand over monetary policy — and an effective veto over the Scottish government — to a now foreign and most likely Tory government.”

Mr Hunter said that the Young Communist League would continue to fight for a federal Britain — “a Scottish Parliament with powers to intervene economically for public ownership and a British government to redistribute power and wealth.” ...

More here: http://www.scottishcommunists.org.uk/

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Fri Sep 19, 2014, 01:31 PM

1. Interesting take.

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