Over 400 people packed into
From Oban to
Filmmaker David Hayman opened the meeting in Cardonald. He relayed his experiences of visiting
Years of constant attacks from the air had reduced the man’s town to a desolate landscape of demolished houses and bomb craters. Hayman’s call for an end to illegal wars brought the audience to its feet.
Tommy Sheridan said the battle against austerity starts on 18 September – the day of the referendum.
He berated the Tories for stuffing bankers’ pockets while attacking the poorest and said, “Don’t blame people on benefits or immigrants. Don’t let them attack the NHS, the elderly and the sick. Blame the Tories.”
The presence of the Scottish National Party (SNP) at the meeting was obvious by the number of Saltires that adorned the stage. But the message from Jim Sillars, a former MP for Labour and the SNP, was clear.
He declared that he would not vote SNP in an independent
The Hope not Fear machine pushes on to the East of Scotland this week. Already over 20 meetings have been arranged with more being added every day.