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Back on the streets of Stirling for Scottish independence

Back on the streets of Stirling for Scottish independence Over 1,000 people joined a march for Scottish independence last Saturday in Stirling.

Unite all the fights to win at ScotRail

Unite all the fights to win at ScotRail ScotRail workers in the RMT union are continuing their strikes despite attacks from bosses and the Scottish National Party (SNP).

Scottish council workers closer to a strike

Scottish council workers closer to a strike Scottish GMB union members in local government have moved closer to industrial action.

Tell the SNP it’s right to strike during Cop26

Tell the SNP it’s right to strike during Cop26 The Scottish National Party (SNP), which is sometimes thought to be a “radical” alternative, is telling rail workers not to strike.

Scottish independence activists rally against Trident and for new referendum

Scottish independence activists rally against Trident and for new referendum After static rallies, marches are planned in Stirling and Edinburgh for later this month

Johnson’s deadly calculus—let 50,000 die a year to keep profits flowing

Johnson’s deadly calculus—let 50,000 die a year to keep profits flowing Only if the Covid-19 death rate is over 1,000 a week for two or three weeks will ministers even start a discussion on re-imposing restrictions.

SNP and Greens agree power-sharing deal that avoids key issues

21 August 2021
 The deal has no clear policies for genuine action over climate change, Trident and independence

Letters—Drug related deaths show the brutality of neoliberalism

03 August 2021
Scotland’s drug deaths are an indicator of a sick society. For seven consecutive years, Scotland has had the highest rate in Europe.

Independence rally in the ‘Yes city’ Dundee 

03 August 2021
Around 250 people joined a rally for Scottish independence in Dundee City Square last Saturday. 

‘These venues are ours’—hundreds march against council cuts in Glasgow

03 August 2021
More than 300 trade unionists and campaigners marched and rallied in Glasgow on Saturday against council cuts

Blame legacy of Thatcherism for Scotland’s drug death figures

01 August 2021
The latest research into drug deaths in Scotland shows a horrifying 1,300 people died last year as a consequence of drug misuse.

Occupy! The Clyde work-in

27 July 2021
Fifty years ago shipbuilders in Scotland led a battle to save their jobs. Sam Ord looks at how workers fought back against a brutal Tory government

Tory freedom day disaster

19 July 2021
As Covid cases continue to soar the Tories have decided to lift all restrictions and scientists are already ringing alarm bells, writes Sam Ord

Forth Valley College workers hail ‘total capitulation by management’ after strikes

24 June 2021
Workers at Forth Valley College (FVC) in Falkirk, Alloa and Stirling are celebrating a victory for strikes and campaigning.

Nine Catalan political prisoners freed, but the struggle is far from over

22 June 2021
The nine were arrested in the wake of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum for their involvement in organising the vote, demonstrations and mass civil disobedience.

Mobilisations called after the SNP fails to push for Scottish independence

22 June 2021
“What are we waiting for?” is the collective cry from the independence movement in Scotland.

Train workers fight bosses’ attempt to make them pay for the pandemic

22 June 2021
Rail workers across Britain are fighting back against corporate greed by striking in battles over pay and conditions.

Letters—Scotland failing on climate target as Cop26 approaches

18 June 2021
It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.

Battles at Aberdeen city council + Sandwell leisure trust + Royal London hospital

14 June 2021
Aberdeen workers are striking over plans to merge the role of housing officer and support officer

Two rail strikes in Scotland + Weetabix + Sunrise Medical + Redbridge school

08 June 2021
 The RMT union has warned of a “summer of disruption” as strikes kick-off at ScotRail and the Caledonian Sleeper

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