Robin McAlpine: It’s not the 2017 I’d hoped for – but I’m optimistic | CommonSpace

CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine says Scotland can build itself into a truly modern nation while the old order withers away 2017 ISN’T even two weeks old and already there are signs that might give independence supporters jitters. But while there really are things to worry about, we also need to keep a focus on what there is to feel positive about. Because as long as we take seriously the worrying things, there is plenty of optimism to hold on to. And we may well need it in the months ahead.

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