By Philip Stott May’s Big Gamble Fails, The Times newspaper – “Disaster for Theresa May as voters punish Tories” The FT Theresa May and her hated Tories suffered an utter humiliation in Thursday’s general election. May called the election seeking ...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...
Jim McFarlane, Dundee City Unison secretary - personal capacity A majority of UNISON members in Scottish Local Government have voted to reject the employer’s pay offer of a £350 flat rate or 1% for those earning over £35,000 a year. ...Read More »
By Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales As the general election draws nearer, and people become more aware of what Jeremy Corbyn stands for, the gap between Tories and Labour in the opinion polls has started to close. Jeremy ...Read More »
Report by Matt Dobson More than 1200 people packed into the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak at a rally over the bank holiday weekend. The turnout was the largest at a Corbyn rally in Scotland since ...Read More »
The following is a statement written by Judy Beishon, an executive committee member of our sister party the Socialist Party of England and Wales Young people out enjoying themselves were instead faced with one of the worst kinds of horror imaginable ...Read More »
By Matt Dobson After six days of national strike action, lecturers in Scotland’s colleges have won a major victory in their fight for fair and equal pay and harmonised terms and conditions. The dispute was won as an escalation of ...Read More »
By Matt Dobson The SNP-led Scottish government has sided with College Scotland’s cuts program and anti-trade union agenda by trying to pressure the EIS FELA college lecturers trade union to call off the planned escalation of its national strike. The ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports Sympathy towards Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland, as elsewhere, is widespread, including among those who voted Yes to independence in 2014. For example, when BBC Question Time was held in Edinburgh the day after the Labour manifesto was ...Read More »
By Matt Dobson Lecturers in 20 colleges across Scotland have now taken four days of national strike action over the refusal of Colleges Scotland to honour a national bargaining deal on pay and conditions that was reached in March 2016 ...Read More »
Emmanuel Macron, the youngest ever president of France, is a man who has never been elected and who does not at present have a party. He has been seen as an ‘outsider’, defeating both the ‘left’ (‘Socialist’ Party) and ‘right’ ...Read More »