‘Scottish independence, Europe and the crisis of the British state’ | G. Hassan- openDemocracy

‘Scottish independence, Europe and the crisis of the British state’ | G. Hassan- openDemocracy

This Scottish desire to be a bit Nordic is thus based on the desire to reject something we know doesn’t work, and to be positively different. However, it doesn’t take into account the fact that the Nordic nations no longer feel themselves social democratic eldorados but under attack from the same market determinism. And that if we wanted to be a little more Nordic, the Scottish Government have it in their power now to start making some of the intricate networks of collaboration and partnership we see in our friends in the north.

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