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Is Scottish Independence Justified?

The Sad, Dark End of the British Empire

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Scottish independence could be the final insult.

On Sept. 18, the voters of Scotland will go to the polls to determine whether their nation will declare independence from the United Kingdom after Protected content of union with England. Polls over the last 18 months reported by the website What Scotland Thinks show a gradually rising tide for independence even though advocates of remaining in the U.K. still lead in the surveys. But many Scots have said they are undecided—and thus they hold a key to the decision. The Economist magazine has suggested that Scots voting with their heads will choose to stay with England, while those voting with their hearts will opt for independence, but “it is the nationalists who have fire in their bellies.”

Is Scottish Independence Justified?

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