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Scottish college lecturers strike demands #honourthedeal

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 ...

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Huge protests engulf the US to say no to Trump

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 ...

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Workers demand no privatisation in Glasgow

Matt Dobson reports Over 150 council staff, Unison members who work in Information and Communication Technology provision, and supporters protested outside Glasgow City Council on Monday 19th September. The council chief executive’s plan is to privatise the service to a ...

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Scottish college workers are striking for pay equality

Socialist Party Scotland give our 100% support and solidarity to the more than 2,000 Unison members who are taking strike action across 20 colleges in Scotland on September 6th. College support staff (administration, admissions, funding, catering, cleaning, advisors, security, classroom ...

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Time for SNP leaders to fight Tory austerity with more than words

By Philip Stott Despite being elected on an “anti-austerity” platform, SNP leaders and public representatives are being found wanting when it comes to fighting the cuts and standing up for working-class communities they are supposed to represent. The SNP-led Scottish ...

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Hundreds of trade unionists demand a no cuts budget in Glasgow

Matt Dobson reports A historic anti-cuts lobby of the Glasgow City Council budget planning meeting took place on 29th October. All the local authority trade unions, Unison, Unite, GMB , EIS and UCATT united in demanding the Labour council set ...

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The launch of a politically unclear left alliance in Scotland

Philip Stott reports RISE – Scotland’s Left Alliance was launched at a conference in Glasgow on Saturday 29th August. RISE (Respect, Independence, Socialism, Environmentalism) has evolved from the Scottish Left Project (SLP) and is primarily made up of the Scottish ...

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Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

Editorial taken from the current issue of the Socialist - the paper of Socialist Party Scotland Jeremy Corbyn’s challenge to lead the UK Labour Party has electrified and inspired tens of thousands of people seeking an alternative to austerity. As ...

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