Archive for category Arc of Prosperity

Twenty Questions for Canadians Regarding Scottish Independence

Questions for the Canadians and on their perspective on Scottish Independence from the Academic Entrepreneur     I am asking these because in my “ethnographic experience” in Canada, I’ve noted one or more of the following around the issue of Scottish Independence: a) apathy surrounding the issue; b) a lack of an awareness of the […]

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On Immigration Policy: Blog repost on EU citizens living in Scotland

A most interesting, thoughtful post on EU citizens living in Scotland. This is from the Arc of Prosperity blog and was published yesterday by Thomas Widmann from Denmark, a German Citizen now living in Scotland.     EU citizens in Scotland must vote Yes to independence Posted on 04/09/2014 by thomas UKIP election propaganda by mia!, […]

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Goldman Sachs Gets it Wrong for Scotland: Shortsightedness and Neglectfullness

There are many who would hold an investment bank such as Goldman Sachs up next to God. Its analysts are impeccable and accurate, and not only can see every financial catastrophe coming, but also understand the opportunity cost of what could have been but wasn’t. Thus the financial world was shocked by the recent polls […]

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Dividing up the Bank of England like a CD collection from Arc of Prosperity

Another repost,  this one on the currency issue, from the Arc of Prosperity blog. ———————————————————————- Dividing up the Bank of England like a CD collection Posted on 18/02/2014 by thomas The Bank of England is avilable to rent…, a photo by aminorjourney on Flickr. During his brief visit to Edinburgh, George Osborne said that the pound is not a CD […]

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Alex Salmond’s London Speech from the Perspective of the Academic Entrepreneur

However, the current balance sheet is only part of the economic story. We should also look at the potential of the country. We have more universities in the world top 200, per head of population, than any other country on the planet; we have huge expertise in engineering and life sciences; an astounding cultural heritage; […]

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