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The women that make Glasgow are striking back

26 October 2018
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines

24 October 2018
A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

Teachers in Scotland need a 10 percent pay rise now

23 October 2018
Teachers in Scotland are set to take a step forwards in their battle for pay and decent education on Saturday.

Women strike for equal pay in Glasgow - and show the power of workers

23 October 2018
Thousands of striking women flooded Glasgow city centre this week demanding that bullying bosses pay up now.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

16 October 2018
A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

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.

College lecturers in Scotland throw out pay offer and should now prepare for action

02 October 2018
Further Education lecturers in Scotland have voted by 90 percent, on a 60 percent turnout, to reject management’s pay offer in an indicative ballot.

School and council workers are set for equal pay action in Glasgow

02 October 2018
Thousands of workers in Glasgow council are preparing for strikes over equal pay.

Build Stand Up To Racism in Scotland

02 October 2018
As the far right grows in Britain and across Europe, Scotland needs a stronger anti-racist movement

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

Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay

11 September 2018
Equal pay campaigners in Glasgow are getting ready to deliver a huge mandate for action when their strike ballot closes in the next week.

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas

14 August 2018
North Sea oil rig workers struck for 12 hours on Monday and a 24-hour strike is planned for Monday 20 August.

Backlash halts the eviction of refugees in Glasgow—for now

06 August 2018
A wave of outrage has forced outsourcing giant Serco to back down from plans to throw 330 asylum seekers onto the streets of Glasgow.

Reports round up: Cuts leave skeleton staff to run paper

31 July 2018
Journalists have warned that short staffing at a newspaper has left the editorial team “at crisis point”.

A stylish tribute to Glasgow’s Mackintosh

23 July 2018
A new exhibition displays Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work. Dave Sherry looks at the life of the artist who defined Glasgow’s unique look

‘Baby jailer Trump’s not welcome in Scotland’, say anti-racist protesters

11 July 2018
Anti-racists in Scotland kicked off resistance to Donald Trump’s visit to Britain on Wednesday.

Scottish independence march keeps pressure on the Tories...and the SNP

26 June 2018
Some 15,000 people joined the latest march for Scottish independence last Saturday in Stirling.

SNP walkout reflects mood for Scottish independence

19 June 2018
By walking out of parliament during the Brexit debates at Westminster last week Scottish National Party (SNP) MPs forced themselves to the top of news bulletins in Scotland.

Huge independence march in Dumfries

04 June 2018
Thousands marched through the town of Dumfries in the south of Scotland last Saturday in the latest of a series of marches for Scottish independence.

SNP report exposes its pro-market leadership with ‘cuts commission’

29 May 2018
A recent economic report by the Scottish National Party (SNP) is a major disappointment for those in the independence movement who want to end austerity and cuts.

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