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100,000 join Scottish independence march in Edinburgh

100,000 join Scottish independence march in Edinburgh It was the largest ever march about the issue and shattered the myth that support for independence is ebbing away.

Time to get organised to break up the British state

Time to get organised to break up the British state A key organiser of the independence march in Edinburgh this Saturday has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) to use its mandate to demand a second independence referendum

Cries against austerity on Scottish independence march in Dundee

Cries against austerity on Scottish independence march in Dundee Over 15,000 people joined an All Under One Banner march for Scottish independence in Dundee

Scottish independence march keeps pressure on the Tories...and the SNP

Scottish independence march keeps pressure on the Tories...and the SNP Some 15,000 people joined the latest march for Scottish independence last Saturday in Stirling.

SNP walkout reflects mood for Scottish independence

SNP walkout reflects mood for Scottish independence By walking out of parliament during the Brexit debates at Westminster last week Scottish National Party (SNP) MPs forced themselves to the top of news bulletins in Scotland.

Huge independence march in Dumfries

Huge independence march in Dumfries Thousands marched through the town of Dumfries in the south of Scotland last Saturday in the latest of a series of marches for Scottish independence.

SNP report exposes its pro-market leadership with ‘cuts commission’

29 May 2018
A recent economic report by the Scottish National Party (SNP) is a major disappointment for those in the independence movement who want to end austerity and cuts.

Tens of thousands on the streets for Scottish independence

06 May 2018
The organisers, All Under One Banner, said over 50,000 took part.

SNP warns of Tory devolution attack as independence campaigners march

01 May 2018
Thousands of supporters of Scottish independence were set to march in Glasgow this Saturday, in a demo called by the All Under One Banner group.

LETTERS - Harvey Weinstein exposes society riddled with sexism

17 October 2017
I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.

Scotland, Labour and independence - what should the left do?

19 September 2017
Several thousand people joined the pro-independence Hope Over Fear rally in Glasgow last Saturday.

Cheers for Corbyn at Glasgow mosque show how Scottish Labour could revive

25 August 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to around 2,000 people at rallies and mass meetings in Glasgow yesterday, Thursday.

The Majority—an inventive format is wasted on a dismal message

22 August 2017
Rob Drummond’s new one-man play is supposed to be about the Scottish independence referendum.

Can Corbyn revive hope for Labour in Scotland?

21 August 2017
Tour heads north after successors in England and Wales—but the Scottish Labour leadership is a problem, writes Nick Clark

Over 20,000 march in Glasgow for independence and against Tories

06 June 2017
The fight in Scotland for a new referendum is linked to the battle against austerity

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward

30 May 2017
We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

Labour's opposition to an independence vote limits its revival in Scotland

30 May 2017
Around 1,000 people joined a Labour Party rally in the centre of Glasgow last Sunday. Such a thing would have seemed preposterous before he was leader.

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP

23 May 2017
It’s easy to forget that one of the reasons Theresa May called the snap election was to stop a second independence referendum.

EIS Fela national college strike goes from strength to strength

16 May 2017
A major industrial battle is raging in Scotland that the mainstream press has largely ignored for two weeks. Today, Thursday, thousands of college lecturers held their fourth national walkout in a fortnight.

Tories gain in Scottish elections, but not enough to beat the dominant SNP

09 May 2017
The Tories came second in last week’s Scottish local council elections and proclaimed themselves the sole winners.

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