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14 June 2017
The fight for socialist policies remains critical: The biggest loser in this election, aside from Theresa May, was the Scottish National Party (SNP). In a stunning contrast to the 2015 landslide when Nicola Sturgeon's party won 56 of the 59 available
9 June 2017
Organise, strike, resist, to fight for Corbyn's policies: Theresa May's failed election gamble is a nightmare for the capitalist class - which had hoped she would dramatically increase her majority. [This article was expanded and updated on 13.6.17]
31 May 2017
Over 1,200 people packed into the Old Fruitmarket
17 May 2017
Sympathy towards Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland, as elsewhere, is widespread, including among those who voted Yes to independence in 2014.
26 April 2017
Three leading staff members have already resigned from the Tory campaign team.
15 March 2017
The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum
15 March 2017
The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum. With a pro-independence majority in the parliament, the vote itself is a formality.
8 March 2017
In tandem with the attacks on the NHS is the ongoing savagery of council cuts. Only some six Labour councillors nationally in Labour-run councils have carried out their historic duty to vote against cuts - and have been suspended by the Blairites for their stand.
7 March 2017
North Ayrshire Labour-run council has claimed it has implemented a "no cuts budget" for 2017/18.
8 February 2017
TUSC and unions call for legal no-cuts budgets: A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland on 2 February with the support of the Scottish Greens.
14 December 2016
The attempted scabbing operation by Glasgow Labour council in an effort to undermine Unison's strike action against privatisation of ICT services has been pushed back.
1 December 2016
An appeal for solidarity with strike action
2 November 2016
Several hundred students boycotted classes and organised a mass picket right in the middle of an open day at the Glasgow School of Art on 27 October. They were motivated by anger against cuts and demanding more facilities to "let us learn".
28 September 2016
ScotRail guards have won a big victory, proving that determined strike action works.
7 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. London bus stoppage, Scotland FE strike.
31 August 2016
Offshore investment firms part-own 277 Scottish state schools.
27 July 2016
Europe - Britain in particular - is now at the forefront of political developments. Because of the 'weight' of British capitalism, Brexit represents a giant boulder dropped into a lake.
29 June 2016
While not committing to a indyref immediately or even definitely proposing to have one, the SNP are using the threat of a second referendum to try and extract from the UK government and the EU an agreement that Scotland can negotiate access to the European single market and for Scotland to continue having a relationship with the EU.
22 June 2016
Services run by what workers are calling "Britain's worst rail company" have again been hit by strike action in a long running dispute over plans to get rid of conductors and operate driver-only trains. Workers at Southern Railway, members of the RMT transport union, have walked out to oppose plans to introduce so-called "driver-only operated" trains across more Southern services, which the union considers a safety risk.
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