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Onto the streets for the NHS on 3 July + Fighting for pay justice in Scotland

08 June 2021
Campaigners and health workers are set to come together on 3 July in ­protests that also celebrate the NHS’s 73 birthday.

Battles for NHS pay justice in Scotland and England

31 May 2021
Health workers in Scotland campaigning for a decent pay rise were set to march on the Edinburgh parliament this Saturday.

LETTERS—Halting deportations means keeping up militant response

25 May 2021
We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.

Keep up the battle over NHS pay in Scotland

16 May 2021
Unison union members followed their leaders recommendation to accept 4 percent. But the RCN says it will keep pushing for a better deal.

Hundreds mobilise to block immigration raid in Glasgow

13 May 2021
After a magificent seven-hour protest, police were forced to release the detainees

Keep up local battles in Scottish FE

10 May 2021
After the successful national strike in Scotland by EIS-Fela union college lecturers, battles continue at individual colleges.

Scottish activists say mass mobilisations needed to win independence after election

08 May 2021
Parties in favour of Scottish independence have won a majority in the Scottish parliament elections

Activists hold day of action for Scottish independence

02 May 2021
Activists across Scotland staged a day of action for independence on Saturday.

New book shows how the British state could break

01 May 2021
The Scottish elections could pose a major threat to Boris Johnson’s government.

Scottish independence fight is back on the streets

27 April 2021
Protests for Scottish independence are set for Saturday as the battle continues to keep the movement on the streets.

Fight Glasgow Cuts + DVLA round two + New insult at British Gas

26 April 2021
Around 60 community centres, libraries, museums and sports venues are under threat

A victory for strikers in Scottish colleges?

26 April 2021
The campaign of strikes by lecturers across Scotland in the EIS-Fela union took a dramatic turn last week.

Scottish FE lecturers to escalate

19 April 2021
Scottish College lecturers in the EIS-Fela union are stepping up their national dispute this week. They were set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Scottish National Party manifesto pledges fail to deliver for working class people

19 April 2021
The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) manifesto for the Scottish parliamentary elections will strengthen its reputation as a social democratic party.

Scottish election campaign shows key battles are in the streets

16 April 2021
Political parties in Scotland have resumed campaigning this week. They suspended campaigning for the Scottish parliamentary elections after Prince Philip’s death, a move showing they are as out of touch with ordinary people as Westminster politicians.

Scottish health workers furious at union backing for 4 percent pay offer

13 April 2021
Health workers in Scotland are furious that their Unison union is recommending they accept the Holyrood government’s offer of a paltry 4 percent pay rise.

Scottish FE action + United Colleges + Liverpool university

12 April 2021
College lecturers across Scotland plan a further two‑day strike in a continuing dispute over the replacement of lecturers with instructors on lower pay and with worse conditions.

Scottish college lecturers stage two-day strike in jobs battle

31 March 2021
College lecturers across Scotland launched a two-day strike on Wednesday in a continuing dispute over the replacement of lecturers with poorer paid instructors with worse conditions.

Salmond’s new party is no alternative to weak SNP strategy

27 March 2021
Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has launched the new Alba Party. It does not deserve support.

Only workers’ fightback can save jobs at Liberty Steel

26 March 2021
Thousands of workers at Liberty Steel fear for their jobs. They are caught in a web of dodgy financial deals, ruthlessly profiteering billionaires and government corruption.

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