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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #27-16 Scots and the UK

New independence vote looms

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Length: 0:28:46
Uploaded: 23 Oct, 2016

Recording Date: 23 Oct, 2016
Recording Location: Ottawa and Denman Island
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only

Program Title: WINGS #27-16 Scots and the UK
Description: In 2014, the Scots voted 55% to stay in the UK; but in 2016, they voted 62% to stay in the European Union. Another referendum on independence has been tabled for discussion in Scotland's semi-autonomous Parliament, and the pro-independence forces already have groundwork laid.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party and First Minister of the Scottish Parliament; Cat Boyd, labour leader, independence activist, and co-author of Scottish Independence: A Feminist Response.

Credits: Thanks to Solidarity Against Austerity for organizing the event, Albert Dupuis for recording and posting the video and clearing permission to broadcast, and LeftStreamed for distributing the link. Additional clips from WriterStories TV and The Guardian

Comments: Updated from WINGS #10-15

Topic:
News
Politics
Regional > Europe
Society and Culture
Type: Weekly Program

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