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Activist speaks out: Police tried to recruit me as an informer

04 September 2012
Police in Glasgow are searching out and harassing activists, hoping that some of them will become informers.

Remploy workers say: Our factories are not for sale

04 September 2012
Disabled workers at two Remploy factories in Chesterfield in Derbyshire and Springburn, Glasgow, struck this week.

Independence debate with Scottish TUC

04 September 2012
Some 200 trade unionists met in Glasgow last Saturday at a Scottish TUC conference organised to discuss the independence referendum, expected in 2014.

Blacklisting: Workers target Balfour's Glasgow HQ

28 August 2012
Some 40 workers protested outside the Scottish offices of construction firm Balfour Beatty in Hillington, Glasgow, on Friday of last week.

Remploy: after 27 closures, a week of strikes against sell-offs

28 August 2012
Disabled workers at Remploy in Chesterfield have announced a five-day strike starting on Monday of next week. Those at Springburn, Glasgow, were set to begin a four-day strike on the same day.

Protest over asylum seeker evictions in Glasgow

21 August 2012
About 70 people, including 20 refugees, joined a demonstration in Glasgow against refugees being made homeless by landlords Ypeople last Friday. Speakers included journalist Ako Zada and representatives from the UCU, FBU and Unison unions.

No inquiry over Glasgow asylum seeker deaths, rules Crown Office

14 August 2012
The Crown Office has decided it is "not in the public interest" to hold a fatal accident inquiry into the deaths of three asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Reviews round-up

14 August 2012
Practical Electronica 26 August, 7.45pm, Glasgow Film Theatre, £7/£5.50

Bad day in Scotland for Nazi Nick

31 July 2012
Fascist Nick Griffin scurried out of Scotland last Saturday after failing to either turn up to his own protest in Glasgow or hijack another demo 50 miles away.

Pride marches in Glasgow, Bristol and Bournemouth

17 July 2012
Pride marches took place across Britain on Saturday for LGBT rights. In Glasgow some 6,000 people took part, making it what organisers say is the largest ever in Scotland.

Talk: Glasgow and the Slave Trade

03 July 2012
Wednesday 25 July, 6pmSt Mungo Museum2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH<a href="http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/our-museums/st-mungo-museum">www.glasgowlife.org.uk</a>

Free Marian Price, say 200 at meeting in Glasgow

20 June 2012
Irish republican socialist Bernadette McAliskey addressed a meeting of more than 200 people in Glasgow on Thursday of last week. It was part of a campaign for the release of dissident Irish republican Marian Price.

A defiant protest to defend refugees in Glasgow

19 June 2012
Over 1,000 people marched in Glasgow last Saturday on a defiant demonstration opposing deportations of refugees and the return of dawn raids.

Double win for Glasgow refugee campaigners

15 May 2012
Campaigners for refugees in Glasgow scored two successes last week. Angeline Pirira Mwafulirwa and her children were released from custody after being arrested in a dawn raid.

Glasgow May Day march

08 May 2012

Strikes underway to save Kilmarnock factory

24 April 2012
Some 520 workers at Mahle Engineering in Kilmarnock near Glasgow began the first round of planned strikes on Tuesday of this week.

Glasgow stands up against threat to refugees

24 April 2012
The campaign against plans to evict up to 140 refugees who have been refused asylum from their homes accelerated this week in Glasgow.

Glasgow asylum seekers protest to save their homes

17 April 2012
Up to 140 refugees in Glasgow face destitution as responsibility for housing vulnerable people passes to the multinational security firm Serco.

Electricians protest in Glasgow and London

27 March 2012
Around 30 Unite union members joined a dawn leafleting protest outside the new Southern General Hospital site in Glasgow on Friday of last week.

RMT settles Glasgow trains dispute

06 March 2012
The RMT union has settled a dispute at the West of Scotland train signalling centre in Glasgow.

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