By Philip Stott Despite being elected on an “anti-austerity” platform, SNP leaders and public representatives are being found wanting when it comes to fighting the cuts and standing up for working-class communities they are supposed to represent. The SNP-led Scottish ...Read More »
Statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left in the Spanish State) Release Jordi Sánc...
The pro-business, pro-war policies of the last 20 years decimated Labour Party support in Scotland. ...
BBC radio four is broadcasting, this week, a dramatised version of John Reed’s classic book about th...
Fifty years after his death, the image of Che Guevara is familiar to most people. A fashion statemen...
Statement from Esquerra Revolucionaria (CWI in Catalunya) On 1 October, Catalonia looked like a terr...
This statement was written by the Executive Committee of Socialist Party Scotland for the party conference which took place in late November 2015. Following discussion, amendment and voting, the document was agreed by the conference. The statement was written before ...Read More »
Jenny Brooks - Socialist Party England and Wales The atrocities committed by Isis in Paris on Friday 13 November were one of the worst attacks in France since World War Two. While the attacks ten months ago on Charlie Hebdo ...Read More »
Statement by Gauche Révolutionnaire (Revolutionary Left), Socialist Party Scotland's sister organisation in France Sickening violence has struck Paris once more. Over 120 dead and dozens of injured in places where workers and young people gather at the end of ...Read More »
As of the 10th November, the minority right-wing government in Portugal has fallen – defeated by a vote in parliament over its austerity programme. The Socialist Party (PS), with a long record of supporting pro-austerity, big business policies, the Communist ...Read More »
Hannah Sell, Socialism Today Issue 192 October 2015 (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, CWI England & Wales) In the search for a way to fight against discrimination and oppression, many young people in particular embrace identity politics. It can ...Read More »
Report from Matt Dobson Over 300 steelworkers, their families, trade unionists and supporters from the wider community marched through Motherwell from the Dalzell plant to the site of the old Ravenscraig steelworks on 7th November. The march was called by ...Read More »
By Patrick Ayers, Socialist Alternative, Seattle, USA Initial election results give Kshama Sawant 8,197 votes (52.56%) and her Republican backed Democratic challenger Pamela Banks 7,349 (47.12%) Not only can socialists get elected, we can get re-elected. At the time of ...Read More »
Matt Dobson reports A historic anti-cuts lobby of the Glasgow City Council budget planning meeting took place on 29th October. All the local authority trade unions, Unison, Unite, GMB , EIS and UCATT united in demanding the Labour council set ...Read More »
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland Socialist Party Scotland’s campaign for nationalisation of the steel industry, in the wake of the threatened closure of steelworks in Motherwell (Dalzell) and Cambuslang (Clydebridge), has received a massive response from the affected working class communities. ...Read More »