[Marxism] Scottish radical independence campaigner on the Yes surge

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 22:01:39 MDT 2014

n Scotland, a remarkable popular movement, the campaign for independence,
is heading towards it decisive test. On September 18, a referendum is being
held on whether the country will remain part of the “United Kingdom”.

To better understand the surge in pro-independence sentiment over the last
weeks of the campaign, *Green Left Weekly*'s European correspondent *Dick
Nichols*spoke with *Alister Black*, editor of the Scottish independent
Marxist review *Frontline*

Black, a member of the Scottish Socialist Party
<http://www.scottishsocialistparty.org/>, is active in the Radical
Independence Campaign <http://radicalindependence.org/>, a left platform
within the Yes Scotland movement.

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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