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Scotland needs its own currency

Common Weal has been campaigning for a Scottish currency for over two years now. Only with our own currency can we take control over our own future. Only with our own currency can we end economic inequality, create a Green New Deal, create opportunities for all of us leaving nobody behind - the radical change and main crux of what independence should be all about. The campaign for the soul of the independence movement continues. If you want to do something about it email:

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Common Weal is a ‘think and do tank’ campaigning for social and economic equality in Scotland.

For 40 years Scotland has suffered from ‘me first’ politics – and we all came second. Politics has made a few extremely wealthy and left the rest suffering from low pay, insecurity, declining public services and fragmented communities.

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Do Something is the antithesis of passivity. Thousands of people across Scotland have decided sitting back and letting others shape their future is no longer an option. They are the ones who have built Common Weal into a movement which is shaping a better fairer Scotland every day. You can make a massive difference by doing something powerful today. 

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These are the ideas we research and campaign for. These are the ideas we stand for. These are the ideas that will transform Scotland and put the planet and all of us first.

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