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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.
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.
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
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
14 October 2015
List of upcoming protests against changes to junior doctors' contracts.
8 July 2015
Militant trade unionists from across the country gave inspiring accounts of strikes and struggles against austerity. Britain needs a 24-hour general strike.
8 July 2015
Trade unionists and anti-cuts activists in Scotland and North-West England held conferences to plan work with the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).
8 July 2015
After over 3 months of all-out action, 117 hospital porters in Dundee have won higher pay, more jobs, and cash for lost income
1 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
17 June 2015
A potential breakthrough in the long-running porters' strike at Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals has been achieved
10 June 2015
In the city's longest-running strike for over twenty years, Dundee hospital porters are into their tenth week of action
27 May 2015
The Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospital porters' strike is set to become the longest in Dundee since 1993
20 May 2015
70 Glasgow homelessness caseworkers' strike now in eighth week
13 May 2015
The Dundee hospital porters are into their sixth week of all-out strike action as we go to press and they are as strong and determined as ever, writes Philip Stott.
30 April 2015
The strike by 117 Dundee hospital porters is gaining huge support from across the city and beyond. The Unite union members began selective strike action nine weeks ago and, as we go to press, are now in
15 April 2015
One hundred and seventeen Dundee hospital porters and 70 local government workers in Glasgow are on strike in separate but similar disputes for fair pay and recognition for the job that they do
9 April 2015
One hundred and seventeen hospital porters in Dundee and 70 council workers in Glasgow are on all-out indefinite strike action for fair pay and recognition for the job that they do
11 March 2015
Porters at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee have begun a campaign of industrial action to win back a massive underpayment going back over a decade
19 November 2014
PCS vice-president John McInally spoke to the Socialist about the government's attacks on the civil servants' union
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