The following document dealing with perspectives for Scotland for 2017 was discussed, debated and agreed at the Socialist Party Scotland conference that took place on February 11th 2017. The document covers issues including the prospects for an indyref 2, the SNP’s ...Read More »
The following is a statement written by Judy Beishon, an executive committee member of our sister pa...
By Matt Dobson After six days of national strike action, lecturers in Scotland’s colleges have won a...
By Matt Dobson The SNP-led Scottish government has sided with College Scotland’s cuts program and an...
Philip Stott reports Sympathy towards Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland, as elsewhere, is widespread, includ...
By Matt Dobson Lecturers in 20 colleges across Scotland have now taken four days of national strike ...
A mass spontaneous community protest against the visit of the then deputy prime minister – Joan Burton – to the Jobstown area of Dublin in November 2014, led to the arrest and charging of 19 people. They include Socialist ...Read More »
Matt Dobson reports A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland on 2 February with the support of the Scottish Greens. The Greens have posed as an “anti-austerity” alternative, but for many workers and young people are ...Read More »
By a Unison member NHS Tayside needs to make £58m of savings between now and next April. It doesn’t stop there because it is committed to a package of savings totalling £214m over the next 5 years. The admissions unit ...Read More »
Mass protests have greeted Trump’s ascendency to the position of president of the US. His popularity ratings are the lowest of any US president in history. More importantly, millions are already mobilising to defeat his reactionary agenda. In this article, US ...Read More »
From socialistalternative.org Socialist Alternative A volcanic eruption of mass protests at airports across the U.S. has won a temporary stay of execution against Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims from entering the country. Trump ordered the ban on Friday ...Read More »
After 23 days of a bitter dispute, Glasgow Unison members in the IT department have agreed a proposal that will end the industrial action. It represents another example of steps forward gained for workers by taking strike action. Glasgow City ...Read More »
Donald Trump’s inauguration saw millions take to the streets of cities across the US and worldwide on Friday 20 January, and especially on Saturday 21st. Among the biggest mass marches in US history, the dozens of international ‘Women’s marches’ against Trump ...Read More »
Text of a Socialist Party Scotland leaflet 20th and 21st January, 2017, will see hundred of thousands of students walk out across the US. They will be joining millions who will take to the streets to protest Trump’s right-wing, billionaire ...Read More »
Elections to Northern Ireland Assembly – Build a socialist alternative to the ‘Orange’ versus ‘Green’ headcount
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast Northern Ireland goes to the polls, for the second time within a year, in snap elections to decide the make-up of its Stormont Assembly on 2 March. James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland Secretary of ...Read More »