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Mass Scottish independence gathering shows challenge to SNP’s dominance

Mass Scottish independence gathering shows challenge to SNP’s dominance Hundreds of people joined the largest online gathering yet for the independence movement in Scotland this weekend

Polls show consistent support for Scottish independence

Polls show consistent support for Scottish independence The latest IPSOS MORI opinion poll on Scottish Independence has record numbers in favour, with 58 percent saying they would vote for a break from Britain.

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

Edinburgh protest for Scottish independence

Edinburgh protest for Scottish independence Around 60 people joined an All Under One Banner demonstration at the Scottish parliament on Monday.

Renewed call for demos over Scottish independence

Renewed call for demos over Scottish independence The Scottish independence organisation All Under One Banner (AUOB) held a press conference at the Scottish parliament recently to announce a series of demonstrations which will be “static and socially distanced”, starting in Stirling on 20 July.

It’s the lowest paid workers who will pay with their lives if the lockdown is lifted

It’s the lowest paid workers who will pay with their lives if the lockdown is lifted The Tory push to end the lockdown will hit those in low-paid, insecure work hardest.

Sturgeon’s not so different over coronavirus

27 April 2020
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has started talking about a “new normal”. Not for the first time during the coronavirus crisis she echoed ministers in the Westminster parliament.

The Declaration of Arbroath in 1320: Scotland’s claim to independence?

08 April 2020
What was important to the Scottish ruling class was that they were free to exploit their serfs without interference from English Kings.

Unison union backs Scottish referendum

04 February 2020
The Unison union’s Scottish council has voted to support a second independence referendum at a time chosen by the Scottish parliament.

Radical action needed for Scottish independence fight

28 January 2020
Charlie McKinnon argues that activists should push for a new phase of a resistance to force the break up of the British state

Marchers on Glasgow demo demand Scottish independence and end to Tory rule

11 January 2020
Tens of thousands of people joined the march

Crush the Tories with indyref2

07 January 2020
Huge numbers of people were expected to march in Glasgow this Saturday demanding another ­referendum on Scottish independence.

Independence demonstration can deepen Scottish resistance to Tories

17 December 2019
A demonstration for Scottish independence in Glasgow on 11 January is set to be huge.

More militant mobilisations can win second independence referendum in Scotland

29 October 2019
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon was set to address an outdoor pro-independence rally in Glasgow on Saturday.

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change

05 October 2019
A huge march for Scottish independence swept through Edinburgh on Saturday.

Break up the British state

01 October 2019
The crisis in official politics has made the break-up of the British state a living debate again.

A much more dynamic push for indyref2 is needed

01 October 2019
The grassroots campaign supporting independence for Scotland is continuing with an unprecedented series of major meetings and demonstrations.

15,000 march for independence in Perth chanting ‘Boris Johnson dead in a ditch’

07 September 2019
'Tories Out' and 'Boris Johnson dead in a ditch' were the most popular chants along with 'We want independence now'.

12,000 march in Aberdeen for Scottish independence

18 August 2019
The most popular chants were “Say hey, say ho, Boris Johnson's got to go” and “We want independence now”'.

Scottish independence referendum stirs up Labour crisis

13 August 2019
Right wing Labour Party politicians exploded with anger last week after shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggested a Labour government wouldn’t block a second Scottish independence referendum.

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