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Scottish National Party’s shift to Kiwi capitalism is a sharp turn to the right

Scottish National Party’s shift to Kiwi capitalism is a sharp turn to the right The Scottish National Party (SNP) is poised for a sharp turn to the right.

Fury as Catalan leader arrested in Scotland

Fury as Catalan leader arrested in Scotland Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon has exposed her government’s fake radicalism by cooperating with the clampdown on Catalan independence.

Glasgow council workers demand ‘equal pay or we walk away’

Glasgow council workers demand ‘equal pay or we walk away’ Around 500 low paid women council workers marched through the city centre of Glasgow. They demanded that city council chiefs settle a 12-year equal pay dispute.

Keep up the Glasgow equal pay fight

Keep up the Glasgow equal pay fight Low paid women workers are one step closer to justice in their decade-long fight against Glasgow City Council. But they have to keep up the pressure.

Fight to keep Scottish care homes open

Fight to keep Scottish care homes open Instead of looking forward to Christmas with their families, elderly residents of Scottish care charity Bield have been issued an eviction notice

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

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.

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

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.

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?

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.

SNP remain largest party in Scotland—but gloss is coming off its radical image

13 June 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won nearly 1 million votes in Scotland. It gained a 37 percent share of the vote and 60 percent—35 out 59—of Scottish Westminster seats.

Anger from unions at new SNP plan to privatise teacher training

06 June 2017
The EIS education union has reacted angrily to the Scottish government’s plan to involve private firms in teacher training.

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

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.

The SNP did not deliver a radical decade in office

30 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has been in control of the Scottish government for just over ten years. Since the 2014 independence referendum it has been the dominant political party in Scotland.

Activists urge SNP to ban the frackers

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

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