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Radical independence campaign set to launch

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A coalition of progressive individuals and organisations have come together to launch a conference to found an extra parliamentary, pro-independence campaign which puts forward an alternative vision for Scotland.

This statement was originally published by Radical Independence Conference.

We call on all progressive people and organisations to support, attend and participate in a conference to found an extra parliamentary, pro-independence campaign which puts forward a vision for Scotland that is:

This campaign belongs to everyone who holds a radical vision of an Independent Scotland. Socialists, environmentalists, trade unionists, youth, anti-poverty campaigners, cultural figures and all individuals who support the aims of this movement are encouraged to get involved.

The conference is to be held on October 6th in Glasgow. Please get in touch to add your support or to request more information. A meeting for supporters to come together to discuss the format of the conference will be called soon.

Signatories (in a personal capacity):

Iain Banks (author)

Bella Caledonia

John Duffy (Secretary FBU Scotland)

Sinead Dunn (President Glasgow School of Art Students’ Association)

Patrick Harvie MSP (Greens)

Joan Humphreys (Peace activist)

Isobel Lindsay (Vice Chair Scottish CND)

Gordon Maloney (NUS Scotland national executive)

Campbell Martin (Scottish Socialist Party)

John McAllion (Chair Dundee Pensioners’ Forum)

Mhari McAlpine (blogger and activist)

Robin McAlpine (Chair Jimmy Reid Foundation + Editor Scottish Left Review)

Greame McIvor (National Secretary Solidarity)

Patrick O’Hare (President St Andrews University)

Jonathon Shafi (International Socialist Group)

Domnique Ucbas (VP Strathclyde Students Union

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