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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.

Scottish college lecturers launch strikes to protect jobs and education

25 March 2021
Workers at further education colleges across Scotland walked out on Thursday over bosses’ attacks on their jobs.

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

25 March 2021
The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

Now Scotland assembly calls for action for independence referendum

22 March 2021
Over 400 people joined the first online assembly of Now Scotland

Scottish FE strike coming after bosses reject their own offer

20 March 2021
Extraordinary events have rocked Further Education in Scotland in the national dispute over the replacement of lecturers by instructors

Forth Valley College workers strike over jobs

17 March 2021
Over 200 EIS union members at Forth Valley College, Scotland, began 18 days of strikes on Wednesday in an escalation of a dispute over jobs.

Strikes set for naval bases on the Clyde

08 March 2021
Workers were set to strike at the Coulport and Faslane naval bases on the Clyde from Friday this week.

Win for right in Scottish Labour leadership election

27 February 2021
The result will cement Labour's crisis in Scotland

Scottish further education lecturers vote for national strike from 16 March

27 February 2021
Management want to replace lecturers. People are told to do the same job but on vastly inferior conditions

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