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I didn't get what I wanted, so . . .

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Selma Rahman of the WFI National Committee voted for Scottish independence and she voted to stay in the EU.  She didn't get what she wanted, so . . . 

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The Case for a National Women's Officer

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The SNP will shortly elect its Women's and Equalities Convener.  Amy McNeese-Mechan, a trade unionist and SNP member as well as a member of Women for Independence, blogs on how we should respond to inequalties. 

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Lies, Damned Lies and Propaganda

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Selma Rahman from our National Committee speculates on propaganda, media and associated lies. Picture shows the official imperial seal of Darius the Great.  

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STV and Stephen Daisley; A Balancing Act

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We hear a lot about the need for a 'balanced media'.  In her latest #WFIMediaWatch blog, Kirsty Strickland ponders what balance in the media means in the light of recent controversies. 

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Justice Watch Update August 2016

 

National Commitee member Maggie Mellon updates on #JusticeWatch.

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Councillor, Fishwife and other Terms of Endearment

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Former SNP Group Leader on East Ayrshire Council Kim Nicoll blogs about becoming a councillor. Since her time at the coal face in local politics Kim  has worked as a Radio Journalist and is currently employed as a Refuge Worker at Glasgow East Women’s Aid, any follow up contact can be made through Women for Indy.

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The S Word

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National Committee Member Sandra Mills blogs on shame and politics.  What does it mean for independence campaigners? 

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This is not the Feminist Revolution We Were Looking For

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Amy McNeese-Mechan of Edinburgh WFI looks at the rise of the women politicians with a cynical eye. 

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Good Job Someone Has a Plan!

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Some politicians want to have their cake and eat it too!  Selma Rahman from our National Committee looks at the current state of politics. 

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Integrity - What does it look like?

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Julie Bell of Women for Independence's National Committee writes about integrity in politics and what it might actually mean. 

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