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14 January 2013
To many who experienced the past sectarian behaviour of the SWP combined with abstract propaganda - 'One solution, revolution!' - the seeming metamorphosis to a 'broad' approach in this decade was a revelation...
26 September 2012
The media regulator Ofcom have bizarrely concluded that BSkyB is a "fit and proper" company to hold a broadcasting licence, writes Jim McFarlane, Socialist Party Scotland.
29 August 2012
Bob Bird, former editor of the Scottish edition of the News of the World has been charged with perverting the course of justice during Tommy Sheridan's 2006 defamation case and data protection offences...
22 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World (NoW) journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the 2010 trial of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
17 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial in 2010
31 May 2012
Tommy Sheridan conviction must be overturned: Labour MP Tom Watson commented: "The detention of Andy Coulson further highlights why Mr Sheridan’s conviction was unsound"
16 May 2012
The Leveson inquiry into phone hacking has gone to the heart of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, exposing its rotten and corrupt workings. Peter Taaffe reviews Dial M for Murdoch, a book detailing the scandal and its consequences.
15 February 2012
The fall-out from the Murdochgate scandal has continued following the arrests of ten top editors and journalists who currently work for or have worked for the Sun newspaper, writes Philip Stott.
30 January 2012
The threat to stop Tommy Sheridan from speaking out after his release from prison today has been withdrawn, but not his tagging
28 January 2012
"Tommy Sheridan's lawyer has accused prison authorities of trying to "gag" him on his release from jail, writes BBC report: 28 January 2012 Last updated at 13:41.
30 November 2011
Tommy Sheridan, class fighter and socialist ex-Member of the Scottish Parliament, sent this message of solidarity to be read out to the Socialism 2011 rally on 5 November...
14 September 2011
What do you give a billionaire media mogul whose company is mired in scandal, illegality and corruption? Why, a 47% pay rise, that's what
7 September 2011
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order or visit www.socialistpartyscotland.org.uk...
11 July 2011
* Nationalise the media to allow full and democratic freedom of discussion and decision-making
'Murdochgate', the News of the World scandal, is Britain's Watergate, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary
6 July 2011
Addition posted 8th July: Rupert Murdoch has called time on the News of the World. The venal phone-hacking scandal had turned the NoW into a toxic rag in the eyes of millions and threatened to undermine Murdoch's hopes of 100% control of BSkyB.
8 May 2011
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won the elections to the Scottish parliament by securing an unprecedented 69 MSPs, an increase of 23 on 2007, gaining an overall majority.
This is the biggest vote ever for the nationalists and was achieved largely due to the collapse of the votes of the Con-Dem parties in Scotland
2 February 2011
SCOTTISH SOCIALIST Tommy Sheridan was jailed for three years on 26 January having being found guilty on charges of perjury...
26 January 2011
THE NEWS of the World (NoW) phone hacking scandal has claimed the job of Andy Coulson, David Cameron's spin doctor-in-chief, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
12 January 2011
The News of the World's denials that illegal phone hacking was carried out by the newspaper on a regular and sustained basis are rapidly unravelling, writes Philip Stott, CWI Scotland.
5 January 2011
Statement from Socialist Party Scotland: "I have fought the power of News International all my political life and I make no apologies for taking on the might of Rupert Murdoch...
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