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PCS ballot: Tories renew assault on public sector redundancy protection

David Semple, PCS rep, Greater Glasgow branch “Fair, affordable and sustainable”. The words used by the Con-Dem government in 2010, the last time the Tories drove through cuts to the redundancy terms and protections of low paid civil servants, making ...

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Fight to defend the NHS

By a Scottish NHS worker Scotland’s NHS is in crisis. The recent Audit Scotland report into the NHS exposed a ticking time-bomb caused by massive under funding. The scale of cuts planned by Scotland’s fourteen health boards this year is ...

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Glasgow workers striking against Labour privatisation

Matt Dobson Socialist Party Scotland and the Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) give our full support to the Glasgow City Unison members who are taking strike action today, 17th November. The Labour council’s plans to outsource and privatise ...

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Spain: Student strike gives first mass response to new government

Interview with Ana Garcia, General Secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (Spanish Students’ Union) The socialist world.net website published an initial report of the historic Spanish general student strike on 26 October, called and organised by the Sindicato de Estudiantes (SE). ...

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We need mass resistance to Trump and a new party of the 99%

By Philip Locker and Tom Crean of Socialist Alternative People in the US and around the world awoke today to one of the most shocking political upsets in living memory with the election of Donald Trump as president. It was ...

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Build the resistance against Trump

By US Socialist Alternative   No Deportations! Black Lives Matter! Defend Worker’s and Women’s Rights! The victory of Donald Trump is being met with shock, fear, and anger. Especially for immigrants, muslims, people of color, women, and other oppressed people ...

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Glasgow Labour declares war on its own workers

By Matt Dobson Heroic council workers are fighting cuts, low pay, privatisation and overwork in Glasgow. Glasgow Labour council is trying to drive through the privatisation of its ICT services. There is anger and a strong will to fight. In ...

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Russia 1917: When the working class took power into its own hands

Today, 7th November, (in the new style calendar) is the 99th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution and the overthrow of the capitalist and Tsarist regime. For the first time in human history, power was in the hands of the ...

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Corbyn movement must seize initiative – or face defeat

  Editorial from the Socialist - Socialist Party England and Wales This year will be remembered as a turning point in British history. The vote to exit the EU threw everything into turmoil. Capitalist politics was shaken out of its ...

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Glasgow School of Art students “let us learn” revolt

By Matt Dobson The morning of Thursday 27th October saw a “This Is A Protest” revolt of students at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA). Several hundred students boycotted classes and organised a mass picket in the middle of the ...

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