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SNP manifesto launch underlines reasons to vote Labour

SNP manifesto launch underlines reasons to vote Labour The issue the SNP placed front and centre was not independence or austerity but Brexit

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon puts on left face at mass rally for Scottish independence

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon puts on left face at mass rally for Scottish independence Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke at a mass rally in Glasgow last Saturday calling for a second independence referendum. This is the first time she has joined any such street protest in the last five years.

More militant mobilisations can win second independence referendum in Scotland

More militant mobilisations can win second independence referendum in Scotland Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon was set to address an outdoor pro-independence rally in Glasgow on Saturday.

Lincolnshire health worker action spreads

Lincolnshire health worker action spreads Health visitors in Lincolnshire are escalating their fight for equal pay and terms and conditions.

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change A huge march for Scottish independence swept through Edinburgh on Saturday.

Break up the British state

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

Tayside pharmacy workers are staying out until they get a clear win

01 October 2019
Scottish pharmacy health workers on all-out strike have refused to go back to work until bosses carry out their promises over pay.

Demand the Scottish government act now on climate chaos

01 October 2019
MSPs at Holyrood last week voted by 113 votes to zero, to adopt a new ­climate bill. Only the Greens abstained.

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.

Tayside pharmacists are in their fifth week of indefinite action

24 September 2019
Spirits were high on the picket line as Scottish pharmacy workers began their fifth week of an indefinite strike on Monday.

Diageo workers call off strike after bosses' new offer

17 September 2019
Around 1,500 workers at Diageo plants across Scotland were set to begin ten days of strikes over pay on Tuesday night but called them off after a new offer

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'.

Glasgow asylum seekers face eviction on a ‘mass scale’ at the hands of Serco

03 September 2019
Private landlord Serco could begin evicting some 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow as early as this week.

Tayside pharmacists dispense a solution to pay dispute

20 August 2019
Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.

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”'.

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

09 August 2019
A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses

02 July 2019
Teachers at two schools in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, have struck over health concerns.

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street

01 July 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

Outsourcing giant Serco renews threat to evict Glasgow asylum seekers

12 June 2019
The company announced on Wednesday that it will begin changing locks on the properties where 300 people live

Extinction Rebellion activists plan a camp for the climate

11 June 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists in Scotland are getting ready to set up camp to demand politicians urgently act on climate chaos.

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