H.D.S. Greenway: Independence Day for Scotland?
COMMENT: As Americans celebrate their independence day, H.D.S. Greenway studies the Scottish referendum from a US perspective in this piece from the Boston Globe.
As Americans celebrate Independence Day, many Scots are plotting their own independence. In September Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to become an independent country or remain in the United Kingdom.
Last week, on the 700th anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn, dramatic reenactments portrayed Robert the Bruce’s victory over England’s Edward II.