Socialist Party ‘I feel at home here’. Those were the words so many of the people attending Socialism 2014 used to describe their response to the weekend event. They were workers, trade unionists, anti-cuts campaigners, young people, students and other ...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 ...
By Robert Bechert, CWI, who was living in Berlin in 1989 While, for millions, the 1989 opening of the Berlin Wall was rightly celebrated as a great victory for democratic rights, the official celebrations to mark its 25th anniversary have ...Read More »
Bill Hopwood, from the November 2014 edition of Socialism Today Naomi Klein’s latest book is a search for radical responses to the existential threat from climate change. In it, she identifies capitalism as the cause of the crisis. While not ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Philip Stott The Labour Party in Scotland has been thrown into a deep crisis following the resignation of its Scottish leader, Johann Lamont. It was not so much her resignation but “the manner of her leaving” that rocked an already ...Read More »
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary When we started publishing Militant, the Socialist’s predecessor, in October 1964, few of our political opponents expected that we would not only continue publication for 50 years, but become an important factor in subsequent ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Matt Dobson Socialist Party Scotland EC A generation has been politicised in Scotland. Thousands have taken part in mass mobilisations on the streets for a Yes vote. Polls show majorities, 71% of 16-17 year olds and 59% of 25 -39 year ...Read More »
Eddie McCabe, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) 11 October 2014 will be a day that’s remembered for years to come in Ireland. An estimated 100,000 marched in Dublin against the hated water charges. And on the same day, Paul Murphy, Socialist ...Read More »
Philip Stott The Scottish Government’s budget for 2015/16 was unveiled yesterday by SNP Finance Secretary John Swinney. For millions of working-class people in Scotland there will be no respite from continuing Tory austerity and cuts to public services. The SNP’s ...Read More »