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‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour

‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour Scottish Labour members have elected left wing candidate Richard Leonard as their party’s new leader.

Stop the Football Lads Alliance in Scotland

Stop the Football Lads Alliance in Scotland Anti-racists in Scotland will take to the streets of Edinburgh at the same time as the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) marches in Glasgow on 25 November.

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland?

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland? The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.

Saving Scottish Labour

Saving Scottish Labour Recovery for Labour in Scotland is a real possibility. The race for the leadership of Scottish Labour reflects why.

Racist FLA tries to build support in Scotland

Racist FLA tries to build support in Scotland The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) is trying to spread its organisation to Scotland.

Inspiration and debate at Marxism in Scotland

Inspiration and debate at Marxism in Scotland Around 150 people came to Marxism in Scotland, hosted by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), in Glasgow last Saturday.

Scottish National Party licks its wounds in a subdued party conference

10 October 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) conference in Glasgow this week met in a subdued mood. It follows a general election where the SNP fell from 56 MPs to 35.

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.

An anti-austerity message is key for the Scottish Labour Party’s new leader

05 September 2017
The resignation of Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader is a chance for a shift to the left, writes Nick Clark

Good riddance to Kezia Dugdale as Corbyn's nemesis in Scotland steps down

30 August 2017
In a move that could boost Labour’s chances in Scotland, Kezia Dugdale has resigned as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

Anti-racists celebrate in Govanhill, Glasgow, with a parade and carnival

29 August 2017
Thousands of people turned out to an anti-racist festival in Scotland’s most diverse area, Govanhill in Glasgow, last weekend.

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

It's anger that fuels votes for an alternative

08 August 2017
Is it really any wonder that people backed a manifesto that sought to reverse some of the worst effects of that crusade for the richest in society?

Labour mobilisation in Uxbridge shows a mood to boot out the Tories

25 July 2017
A mass canvass in Uxbridge last week involved many new activists—but tensions remain inside the party

Scottish Labour and SNP fail to channel the Corbyn surge

13 June 2017
Election results in Scotland shocked many people after the SNP lost 21 seats.

Anger grows in EIS union as Scottish college bosses drag their feet over pay deal

13 June 2017
Scottish college bosses are still dragging their feet in a long-running dispute over equal pay.

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

Activists urge SNP to ban the frackers

30 May 2017
Campaigners have been mobilising across Scotland as a government consultation of fracking nears end

Will the SNP take on austerity? Manifesto tries to have it both ways

30 May 2017
At the Scottish National Party (SNP) manifesto launch on Tuesday, leader Nicola Sturgeon asked voters to “strengthen Scotland’s hand, not Theresa May’s”.

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.

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