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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
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.
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.
7 March 2017
North Ayrshire Labour-run council has claimed it has implemented a "no cuts budget" for 2017/18.
22 February 2017
Reports of further nation-wide protests against Donald Trump on 20 February, the day Parliament debated his visit and Day X walkout plans.
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
28 September 2016
ScotRail guards have won a big victory, proving that determined strike action works.
11 May 2016
An increasing mood of disappointment in the actions of the SNP in power; their implementation of Tory austerity and the lack of a viable national left alternative has led to an increasing alienation in many working-class areas.
27 April 2016
According to all opinion polls, the Scottish National Party looks certain to win another overall majority at Holyrood. No doubt the SNP leadership will claim the result as a confirmation of their policies. But that would not paint even half a picture of the real situation.
27 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Wales museum walkout; North Sea oil stoppage; justice for janitors strike; Glasgow GMB action ballot; Southern conductors down tools.
9 March 2016
Mass pressure is building on Glasgow Labour, who face a choice on 10 March on whether to implement £133 million of cuts. Trade unions are preparing for widespread industrial action and a mass mobilisation of communities against the cuts.
17 February 2016
£1 billion in council cuts over the next two years is the consequence of the funding deal from the Scottish National Party (SNP) government, which will mean the loss of 15,000 jobs and the decimation of services if implemented.
11 January 2016
The EIS took strike action at five schools
6 January 2016
The SNP government continues to orientate its taskforce towards finding a private buyer rather than using the option of nationalisation.
9 December 2015
The consultation period over the threatened Tata steel plants in Motherwell, Clydebridge and Scunthorpe has ended.
11 November 2015
Campaign for socialist nationalisation: Steelworkers are already on short time working and there is limited time. But still time exists for the unions to mobilise mass support from the working class to bring pressure on the Scottish government.
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