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Don’t stop the fight in Glasgow cleansing + Civil service round-up

Don’t stop the fight in Glasgow cleansing + Civil service round-up Both the GMB and Unite unions have accepted a revised pay deal for ­workers in 34 councils across Scotland.

Tens of thousands join climate strike in Glasgow during Cop26

Tens of thousands join climate strike in Glasgow during Cop26 It was the biggest climate strike since 2019

Protests and strikes take on the COP26 conference

Protests and strikes take on the COP26 conference Protests at the Cop26 ­climate conference kicked off last weekend as world leaders started to arrive in Glasgow.

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow Groups of workers are preparing to strike in Glasgow during the Cop26 international climate ­conference. They are right to do so.

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up

11 October 2021
More ScotRail workers are to escalate the battle for pay justice and equality.

Scottish Independence march defies council

28 September 2021
Around 3,500 Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh last Saturday on a demonstration called by All Under One Banner (AUOB).

Back on the streets of Stirling for Scottish independence

13 September 2021
Over 1,000 people joined a march for Scottish independence last Saturday in Stirling.

Unite all the fights to win at ScotRail

13 September 2021
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

06 September 2021
Scottish GMB union members in local government have moved closer to industrial action.

Tell the SNP it’s right to strike during Cop26

06 September 2021
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

02 September 2021
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

29 August 2021
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

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