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 »
The following document dealing with perspectives for Scotland for 2017 was discussed, debated and ag...
Matt Dobson reports A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland o...
Philip Stott reports The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017/18, which was unveiled on...
By Philip Locker and Tom Crean of Socialist Alternative People in the US and around the world awoke ...
Editorial from the Socialist - Socialist Party England and Wales This year will be remembered...
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 »
Harvey Duke reports (This article appears in the new issue of the Socialist - the paper of Socialist Party Scotland) This article was written just before further revelations were reported by the BBC and the Guardian on January 18 2016, that an ...Read More »
By Brian Smith and Jim McFarlane, Glasgow City Unison and Dundee City Unison branch secretaries (in a personal capacity) and Socialist Party Scotland Over the next few weeks, Scottish local authorities will be drawing up budgets that threaten devastating ...Read More »
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland According to press reports, the SNP Scottish government will provide a £195,000 short term subsidy package in early 2016 to threatened Lanarkshire Tata steel plants in Motherwell and Clydebridge. This will pay short time working ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports John Swinney’s budget for 2016 /17 has exploded the myth of an “anti-austerity” SNP-led Scottish government prepared to take on and confront Tory spending cuts. The Scottish government budget for next year and announced today has underlined ...Read More »
Matt Dobson reports The consultation period for the threatened Tata steel plants at Motherwell (Dalzell), Cambuslang (Clydebridge) and Scunthorpe has come to an end. As yet there are only rumours in the media about the possibility of private buyers. On 7th ...Read More »
CWI International Secretariat The following is an edited version of a draft document on world perspectives, , that will be discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The meeting will be attended by ...Read More »
With the support of more than 60 pro-war Labour MPs who voted with David Cameron, the Westminster parliament has supported the bombing of Syria which could begin in the next hours. The majority among MPs for airstrikes was almost exactly the ...Read More »