— Ellen Morton, Glasgow
On Friday 31st July and Monday 1st August 40,000 BT and Openreach workers in the CWU are going on strike for the first time in over 35 years. Revolution Scotland supporters joined workers on the picket line at the BT office Alexander Bain House in Glasgow to show their solidarity and talk to the workers involved in this historic strike. The workers who were interviewed for this article asked to remain anonymous to protect them from repercussions by management.
Continue reading Glasgow CWU joins the summer strike wave
— Shaun Morris, Glasgow
The Scottish independence movement has waited for years for a serious announcement about a second referendum. The 2014 poll ended in defeat for Yes, but the moral victory was theirs.
Continue reading Sturgeon lights the fuse
Glasgow is set to grind to a standstill as COP26 – the latest UN Climate Change Conference – begins this weekend.
Continue reading COP26: Glasgow strikes back
After months of speculation, and years of parliamentary co-operation the SNP and Greens have agreed a deal to work together in Government, titled ‘Working Together to Build a Greener, Fairer, Independent Scotland’. The agreement now guarantees a Government majority in Holyrood committed to delivering an independence referendum within the term.
Continue reading Greens sign up for SNP coalition
Amazon has been revealed as producer of enormous amounts of waste each week, as it throws away thousands of unsold products. Such wastefulness is a by-product of the profit-driven capitalist system and the anarchy of the market.
Continue reading Amazon’s Dirty Secret Exposed at Dunfermline Warehouse
As the SNP begin their fourth term in Government, the stage is set for the next phase of the COVID-19 crisis and the ongoing conflict between Holyrood and Westminster over a promised Independence referendum.
Continue reading Scotland Needs a Revolution!
On 11 May, the Victoria Biscuit Works, a biscuit factory in Tollcross in the east end of Glasgow, was earmarked for closure by its owners Pladis. This is a move which puts the jobs, and livelihoods, of hundreds of workers under threat, and represents a flagrant attack upon the working people of Glasgow by the capitalist class.
Continue reading McVitie’s Factory Fights Closure — Demand Nationalisation Now!
Yesterday hundreds of Glaswegians descended on Kenmure Street to defend two men swept up in one of the Home Office’s controversial early-morning immigration raids. The power of this mass mobilisation inflicted a humiliating defeat on Priti Patel and the Tory Government’s racist “hostile environment” policy.
Continue reading Glasgow Defeats the Home Office — End All Immigration Raids!
The mandate for an independence referendum has been renewed, with the SNP hailing their victory as a ‘landslide’ in the Scottish Parliament elections.
Continue reading SP21: Independence Victory — the Battle has just begun
This May’s Holyrood elections will be a landmark event. With the coronavirus pandemic receding for the moment at least, after over a year of hardship for millions, and the SNP on course to form the Scottish Government for a fourth term, the question of Scottish Independence is being thrust to the forefront.
Continue reading The Independence Election? (Editorial 38)