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Scottish Independence


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

Sturgeon’s not so different over coronavirus 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?

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

Unison union backs Scottish referendum 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

Radical action needed for Scottish independence fight Charlie McKinnon argues that activists should push for a new phase of a resistance to force the break up of the British state

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.

March in Glasgow shows widespread hunger for Scottish independence and an end to Tory rule

04 May 2019
All Under One Banner, the organisers, said 100,000 people joined the march for Scottish independence

Let’s not wait to win change

30 April 2019
The Scottish National Party (SNP) leadership was defeated at its conference last weekend. Members voted to fast track plans to establish a new currency in an independent Scotland.

The Troublemaker—Plenty of funds for top cops and sticks to hit people with

30 April 2019
A police chief who claims his service is ­underfunded has overseen a 50 percent rise in ­highly-paid officers.

100,000 join Scottish independence march in Edinburgh

08 October 2018
It was the largest ever march about the issue and shattered the myth that support for independence is ebbing away.

Time to get organised to break up the British state

02 October 2018
A key organiser of the independence march in Edinburgh this Saturday has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) to use its mandate to demand a second independence referendum

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