Adam Ramsay is openDemocracy's special correspondent. You can follow him at @adamramsay. Adam is a member of the Scottish Green Party, sits on the board of Voices for Scotland and advisory committees for the Economic Change Unit and the journal Soundings.
If you spend but don't collect taxes, you can't invest (40 reasons to support Scottish independence: 17)
Seperating tax collection and spending means that Holyrood can't invest in growing Scotland's tax base.
40 reasons to support Scottish independence: reason 16: the flotilla effect and why smaller countries are richer
Small European countries tend to be more prosperous than big ones. Their governments can use economic policy more...
40 reasons to support Scottish independence: reason 15: austerity
A no vote isn't a vote for stability. It's a vote to be part of the new, brutal Britain Osborne is building.
40 reasons to support Scottish independence: 12, 13, 14: the coming British crash
Remaining in the union doesn't mean a stable future, it means shackling Scotland to an economy that's heading...
40 reasons to support Scottish independence: 9, 10, 11: The West Lothian question & problems with devo-max
9, 10 and 11 of 40 reasons to support Scottish independence - the West Lothian Question needs an answer, devo-max...
40 reasons to support Scottish independence - reasons 7 & 8: interdependence and federalism
Numbers 7 and 8 of 40 arguments for independence: a chance for genuine international co-operation and a potential...