09 December 2016
College bosses in Scotland have admitted defeat and agreed to pay further education support staff the same flat rate pay rise won by lecturers earlier this year.
15 November 2016
Labour-controlled Glasgow council is pushing through vicious cuts but workers are fighting back. Raymie Kiernan looks at the politics behind the strikes and Labour’s disgraceful record
01 November 2016
Further education support workers in Scotland could strike on two days this month if talks with bosses break down over unequal lump sum payments to college workers.
18 October 2016
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon told the party’s conference last week that there will be a consultation on plans for a second independence referendum.
04 October 2016
Over 200 people attended the Radical Independence Campaign (Ric) conference in Glasgow last Saturday.
27 September 2016
Over 2,500 college support workers in Scotland struck on Tuesday to demand the same lump sum pay rise as lecturers. Unison union members, who struck earlier this month, were joined by GMB union members.
20 September 2016
Two separate rallies in Glasgow, joined by around 2,000 people, revived something of the colour of the referendum campaign—and the expectations of what an independent Scotland would bring.
13 September 2016
The Scottish National Party’s support for big business and the European Union risks damaging support for "indyref2" rather than boosting it, warns Raymie Kiernan
09 September 2016
The government's announcement that Dungavel immigration detention camp in Scotland will close is a victory for protest, and a spur for continuing struggle
07 September 2016
Some 2,500 support staff across 20 Scottish further education colleges walked out on Tuesday over pay. It was the Unison union’s first Scotland-wide college strike.
30 August 2016
Labour-run Glasgow City Council is set to privatise its IT services after its joint venture that currently runs the service with outsourcing giant Serco comes to an end.
23 August 2016
The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil goes on tour across Scotland this month. The revival of this influential play is timely, writes Dave Gilchrist
16 August 2016
Glasgow school janitors began a five-day strike on Monday in a long-running dispute over pay with bosses at Cordia, a city council-owned firm.
02 August 2016
Workers in Scotland, London and the south east of England are stepping up their strikes to resist bosses’ plans to undermine safety on the railways.
02 August 2016
A big march took place in Glasgow last Saturday demanding a second referendum on Scottish Independence. Organised by the “All under one banner” group, the turnout of around 10,000 surprised almost everyone.
01 August 2016
What attitude should socialists take towards a scheme that the Supreme Court says breaches human rights?
26 July 2016
Train guards in Scotland struck for the twelfth time last Sunday in their dispute with bosses at Abellio Scotrail over driver only operation (DOO).
14 June 2016
Scottish education minister John Swinney was heckled by delegates to the EIS teachers’ union annual conference last weekend.
10 May 2016
As hundreds of jobs building navy frigates in Glasgow could go, and union leaders argue for renewing Trident nukes, what's the alternative to making weapons of war?
06 May 2016
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has produced another astounding election result in the Scottish parliament elections. It won 63 seats, two short of an overall majority.