Scots get ready for independence referendum next week

Scots get ready for independence referendum next week
Scots get ready for independence referendum next week

Scots get ready for independence referendum next week

On September 18th voters in Scotland will decide whether they should split from the United Kingdom and become independent or remain a part of the UK. Until recently, the “no” vote held a steady lead, with polls suggesting that a majority of Scots preferred to remain a part of the UK. But a new poll released over the weekend suggests that a small majority now actually favors independence. We’ll find out what’s behind the possible shift in public opinion with John McDermott, a columnist for the Financial Times. (photo: A campaign poster in Scotland. photo by Yolanda Perdomo)