General election 2019: Exeunt Scottish Socialist Party, stage left

The SSP is supporting Britain’s immediate exit from the EU, opposes a second referendum, and calls for a vote for candidates who support an “Independent Socialist Scotland”. it has taken a significant step backward, writes Mike Picken.

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9th December 2019 // 0 Comments

General Election: Scotland at Crossroads

There is a totally different election campaign for the 12 December UK General Election being fought in Scotland to that in the rest of Britain, writes Mike Picken.

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5th December 2019 // 2 Comments

Labour off to remarkable start

Alan Davies argues that the left should get behind Corbyn’s campaign to elect a radical Red-Green Labour government.

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5th November 2019 // 3 Comments

Speak out on Catalonia

On 14 October nine prominent Catalan political figures were sentenced to over 100 years in jail for organising a referendum on self determination on 1 October 2017. They are guilty of nothing more than organising a vote that was violently suppressed by the Spanish State.

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16th October 2019 // 0 Comments

Scottish independence grows nearer

The constitutional crisis that has erupted over the coup proroguing parliament and ignoring legislation preventing No Deal Brexit is not just about ‘parliament versus the executive’. It’s also a crisis of legitimacy for the entire state of the United Kingdom, writes Mike Picken.

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13th September 2019 // 0 Comments

Scotland in solidarity with Catalonia

The question of Catalonia has had ridiculously little coverage in the British media recently, though Scotland has been to some extent an exception. This is partly because [...]

10th April 2018 // 1 Comment

Catalan Defence Committee Scotland launched

Following a series of successful demonstrations called by the Radical Indepence Campaign and others and meetings by left wing groups such as the Scottish Socialist Party and [...]

18th October 2017 // 1 Comment

Glasgow Solidarity with Catalonia!

Several hundred people gathered at short notice to support Catalonia in Glasgow’s George Square on Monday 9th October.  They marched to the symbol of solidarity from [...]

10th October 2017 // 0 Comments

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