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Will RISE offer a way forward for socialists, trade unionists and those fighting austerity?

Socialist Party Scotland told “you’re not welcome” in new “left alliance” Socialist Party Scotland statement Socialist Party Scotland stands for the building of a new mass working-class party that can challenge the political establishment who are implementing austerity, including the ...

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Socialist Roger Bannister challenges right winger for Unison leadership

Socialist Party Scotland Rank-and-file socialist Roger Bannister is standing for general secretary of Unison, Britain’s largest public sector union. Unison members are some of the hardest-hit by austerity, and right-wing incumbent Dave Prentis has regularly undermined action. If you agree ...

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China: Stock market crash can turn into a political crisis

Interview with chinaworker.info editor, Vincent Kolo How serious is the stock market crash and how is the government reacting? Vincent Kolo: The huge bubble that built up over the past year is imploding. The scale and speed of the crash ...

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Pride: End bigotry and fight austerity

Tuvaal Klein, Socialist Party Scotland  On August 22nd thousands of people will be attending the annual Pride event in Glasgow. Pride, despite its recent commercialisation, is still for many people about celebrating the LGBTQ+ community’s achievements, but also about organising against ...

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Cuts and PFI are creating a crisis for the NHS in Scotland

By a Scottish NHS worker and Unison member The NHS in Scotland is under financial strain. The demand for year on year savings coupled with the imposition of extensive treatment time targets is leading to colossal financial pressures. Every health ...

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Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

Editorial taken from the current issue of the Socialist - the paper of Socialist Party Scotland Jeremy Corbyn’s challenge to lead the UK Labour Party has electrified and inspired tens of thousands of people seeking an alternative to austerity. As ...

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Pat Wall – a lifetime fighting for socialism

Militant, 10 August 1990 25 years ago, on August 6th 1990, Pat Wall – Labour MP and supporter of Militant, forerunner of the Socialist newspaper and Socialist Party – passed away. Below we republish an obituary of this giant of ...

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Greece: ‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

Interview with a Greek socialist Xekinima (CWI Greece) published a statement after the Greek Prime Minister and leader of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, signed the latest ‘memorandum’ with the Troika, which described Tsipras having “crossed the Rubicon”. Xekinima went on to ...

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US socialist Kshama Sawant wins Seattle primary election

By Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative A fired-up crowd of over 200 supporters of Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant gathered in the Melrose Market Studios in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood tonight to hear the result of the non-partisan primary for the ...

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