Philip Stott reports The SNP won the Scottish parliamentary elections on Thursday, although they lost their overall majority and will govern as a minority administration at Holyrood with 63 MSPs. In a catastrophe for Scottish Labour, the Tories were second ...Read More »
Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Following Kezia Dugdale’s resignation as leader of th...
Jeremy Corbyn, as of last weekend, has agreed to a change in Labour’s policy on Brexit. Labour...
By Philip Stott The dramatic rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP) has been thrown into a sharp...
By Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Ireland The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn ...
By Philip Stott May’s Big Gamble Fails, The Times newspaper – “Disaster for There...
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary The furore around charges of anti-Semitism engulfing the Labour Party is, in reality, an orchestrated and cynical new stage of the campaign by the right-wing pro-capitalist wing of the Labour Party to try ...Read More »
By Paul Hunt from the current edition of the Socialist England and Wales Tax avoidance has been in the headlines lately, provoking renewed calls to tax the rich and big business. The Socialist campaigns for closing loopholes, and increasing wealth and ...Read More »
Reports from Wales and Scotland by Alex Thraves and Matt Dobson According to some commentators, the multinational Tata Group has a reputation of being a paternalistic and caring corporation that takes into consideration the wellbeing of its workforce. Try telling ...Read More »
Scottish lecturers have won a major victory in their battle for fair and equal pay and nationally recognised terms and conditions in the college sector. Up to 5,000 members of the EIS – Further Education Lecturers Association (FELA) took national ...Read More »
Clive Heemskerk, Socialist Party England and Wales Although the majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called ‘social Europe’ they have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of European Union (EU) policies and not all of ...Read More »
Editorial statement from the Socialist Party England and Wales The referendum on 23 June is not just about the EU but is also an opportunity to pass verdict on Cameron and his rotten government. An ‘out’ vote would strike ...Read More »
By Lynn Walsh. From the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos, a posh Swiss ski resort. This year, the prevailing ...Read More »
Joshua Koritz, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the US) The results are in. Iowa Democrats and Republicans went to the caucuses on Tuesday and rejected the establishment’s picks. The Democratic caucuses were so close that neither candidate won a majority of ...Read More »
Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has proposed raising the Scottish Rate of Income Tax by a penny from April. Under Labour’s plan, £430 million a year would be available to compensate for the savage cuts facing ...Read More »