Where to now for scotland?

The question now is where the country, and its newly mobilised generation, goes from here, writes Peter Geoghegan.

21st September, 2014
A dejected Yes supporter in Edinburgh makes his way home in the early hours of Friday morning. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA

On Wednesday lunchtime, a bagpiper heralded the arrival of Gordon Brown at a community hall in Glasgow. Once the music faded out, the former prime minister launched into a speech that has already been hailed by some as the oration that saved the union.

Amid a cheering crowd waving ‘no thanks’ placards, Brown, with a fiery intensity often missing during his time in office, called on supporters to “stand up and be counted”....

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