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Two days of strikes at colleges in Scotland

Two days of strikes at colleges in Scotland Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

A barnstorming, drug-filled trip to Scotland in the 1990s

A barnstorming, drug-filled trip to Scotland in the 1990s Beats recounts the Scottish free party scene in this well judged slice of 1990s nostalgia which makes political points too, writes Brian Claffey

Fury at Serco drive to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes

Fury at Serco drive to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes Over 300 asylum seekers living in Glasgow face being kicked out of their houses by the hated privatising firm Serco.

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

March in Glasgow shows widespread hunger for Scottish independence and an end to Tory rule All Under One Banner, the organisers, said 100,000 people joined the march for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon’s speech does not guarantee Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon’s speech does not guarantee Indyref2 Tens of thousands of people were set to join the All Under One Banner demonstration for Scottish independence on Saturday.

The rising in 1820 was a challenge to the state

The rising in 1820 was a challenge to the state The Radical War in Scotland two centuries ago saw a mass strike movement, plans for armed rebellion—and then bitter government repression, writes Charlie McKinnon

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.

March to demand second Scottish independence referendum

23 April 2019
Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend a demonstration for Scottish independence in Glasgow on Saturday of next week.

Scottish college lecturers powerful strike for a pay rise

21 March 2019
Thousands of college lecturers across Scotland held their fourth national strike over pay and conditions on Thursday.

Scottish college lecturers strike—and teachers set for strike ballot

05 March 2019
College workers across Scotland held their third one-day strike over pay on Wednesday.

Scottish FE lecturers in second pay strike

05 February 2019
College lecturers across Scotland struck on Tuesday, the second day of their action over pay.

Problems were built into the Glasgow hospital named ‘Death Star’

29 January 2019
A death at a Glasgow hospital has shone a light on a scandal-hit institution, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Unions declare victory in Glasgow equal pay fight

18 January 2019
Trade unions are claiming victory in the equal pay fight negotiations at Glasgow City Council.

Determined Scottish lecturers strike over pay

17 January 2019
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday in a battle over pay. 

EIS union members plan college strike in Scotland over pay

15 January 2019
Further education lecturers across Scotland were set to strike on Wednesday this week over pay.

Fire authorities plan bonfire of services

30 December 2018
A fire station in Scotland was so short-staffed in December that it was forced to close.

Scottish further education lecturers plan strikes in January

24 December 2018
In a ballot EIS union members voted 90 percent yes to strikes, and are set for escalating action

Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action

04 December 2018
The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.

Anti-racists take on far right Steve Bannon in Edinburgh and Oxford

14 November 2018
Anti-racists are taking on far right ideologue Steve Bannon’s attempts to whip up racism in Britain.

Overwhelming votes say no to 3 percent pay deals

13 November 2018
A battle over local government pay in Scotland could be looming after more workers rejected their latest pay offer.

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