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Tax the rich not ordinary workers – Take the wealth off the 1%

By Brian Smith, Scottish TUSC candidate Glasgow Cathcart    Scottish TUSC believes that the Scottish Parliament should have the power to tax the profits and unearned wealth of rich corporations and individuals. As it stands the Parliament’s primary tax powers are ...

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Glasgow Langside election: Vote TUSC on Thursday

Matt Dobson The Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing Ian Leech, leading Glasgow trade unionist and Socialist Party Scotland member in the Langside by election on August 6th.  Ian Leech ” TUSC is standing on a 100% ...

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Scottish TUSC conference hears from the front line in the struggle against austerity

Matt Dobson reports from Glasgow  100 people attended the Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) conference on Saturday June 27th.  The conference underlined the roots that TUSC has sunk in workplace and community struggles over the last 6 months. Trade Unionists ...

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TUSC election broadcast on Friday – Don’t miss it

Watch out for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition broadcast on Friday April 17th….. BBC2: 5.55pm… ITV: 6.25pm… BBC1: 6.55pm… Channel 4: 7.55pm TUSC is standing 135 candidates in England, Wales and Scotland and the TV broadcast will be aired ...

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Why Socialist Party Scotland has left Solidarity

 Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Executive Committee  Socialist Party Scotland has today left Solidarity, a party we co-founded in 2006, following long-running political differences with party leader Tommy Sheridan.  Tommy Sheridan has been calling for a vote for the SNP ...

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Scottish TUSC launches its election campaign

Report from Matt Dobson  A packed room of eighty people attended the inspiring election launch conference of the Scottish Trade Union and Socialist Coalition in Glasgow on 28 February. Present were candidates, agents, campaign organisers, community campaigners and socialists from ...

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Successful Scottish TUSC conference votes to stand anti-cuts candidates in 2015

The Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) conference has voted unanimously to stand candidates in the 2015 Westminster elections on an uncompromising anti-cuts platform. More than 70 trade unionists, socialists and anti-cuts campaigners met in Glasgow on Saturday to ...

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Not a penny more of Tory cuts – Come to the TUSC conference

Richard Neville  1.6 million people of us voted Yes in the indyref in an outpouring of anger at austerity. Now it has to be built on. Those thousands who came onto the streets and those hundreds of thousands of working ...

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Scotland after the European elections

By Philip Stott Ukip won it’s first elected representative in Scotland at last week’s European election. Ironically, and somewhat farcically, their successful candidate gave his official address as living in London. Without a councillor, MP, or MSP the national surge ...

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Socialist Party victory in Ireland amidst huge anger against austerity

Socialist wins Dublin election www.socialistworld.net The Socialist Party in Ireland has won a significant success with the election of Ruth Coppinger in a by-election to the Dáil, the Irish parliament. Ruth’s electoral district is Dublin West, where she has been ...

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