— Revolution Editorial Board
“The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of the world, unite!” – The Communist Manifesto
2024 will be a year of advancing class struggle. After a year of continuous scandals and upsets among the ruling class, and timidity and cowardice among the reformists, a powerful revolutionary tide is preparing to come in.
Continue reading Founding the Revolutionary Communist Party
— Sara Al Disi
Bonfire Night came to a rebellious end as young people clashed with the Police in parts of Scotland. Police Scotland reported 8 minor injuries to officers and 2 damaged vehicles after clashes in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee, with fireworks and petrol bombs thrown at riot police.
Continue reading Bonfire Night clashes — A product of capitalist decay
— Revolutionary Students Edinburgh
Today the power of mass action prevented the detention of a pro-Palestine activist in Edinburgh.
Continue reading Edinburgh students counter Police repression — Solidarity with Palestine is not a crime!
— Jorge Martin
Hundreds of people were killed in the bombing of the Al-Ahli al-Arabi (Baptist) Hospital in the Al-Zeitoun district of Gaza City. The hospital was not only looking after its own patients – many injured in Israeli airstrikes – but was also sheltering thousands looking for safety from the IDF onslaught.
Continue reading Hundreds killed in Gaza hospital attack — Rise up against Israel’s murderous campaign!
Join us on Saturday the 7th of October for a workshop for revolutionaries!
Hosted by Revolutionary Students Edinburgh, Revolution Scotland – the Scottish section of the IMT, will be running a workshop on theory and practice of a revolutionary for students and workers!
- 1.00 pm – 1.15 pm: Opening of the event
- 1.15 pm – 1.30 pm: Introduction
- 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm: Part One: What is Marxism?
- Dialectical and Historical Materialism
- Revolutionary Theory
- 2.30 pm – 3.00 pm: Discussion / Breakout / Refreshments
- 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm: Part Two: In Practice Group Discussions
- How be active in the Trade Union movement
- Revolutionary Press
- Building a revolutionary party
Looking up towards the Salisbury Crags that protrude below Arthur’s Seat in the capital, a path around the bottom known as the Radical Road can be seen from most of the city centre. Few, however, know the origin of its name and the story of the workers who built it.
The Radical Road was built by the defeated workers of, arguably, the one of the world’s first proletarian insurrections: the Radical War of 1820. These events struck fear into the ruling classes across the central belt and further afield.
Continue reading Scotland’s Revolutionary Past: The Radical War of 1820
For the week of the 26th of June, the Educational Institute of Scotland – Further Education Lecturers’ Association (EIS-FELA) branch at Edinburgh College were on strike. They were out in solidarity with one of their comrades, Kevin Scally, who has been subject to a brutal campaign of bullying from college management, resulting in him being made redundant.
Continue reading Edinburgh college strike against management anti-union bullying — Reinstate Kevin Scally! Kick capitalism out of FE!
— Ben Curry
For the past week, the world has been treated to a macabre piece of theatre: an international, multi-million-dollar operation to save the lives of five crewmen of the Titan submersible, who — it now turns out — were almost certainly known to have died from the start. Life is sacred: who could object to any expense to save just a single soul? But if all life is indeed sacred, then some lives are clearly more sacred than others.
Continue reading Titan sub vs refugee tragedy: How much is a human life worth?
— Shaun Morris
The SNP’s problems only seem to go from bad to worse, with the party now caught up in a police investigation surrounding former SNP chief executive Peter Murrell. In a matter of months, the political authority of Scotland’s once-unassailable governing party has plummeted.
Continue reading SNP crisis: Dark clouds over Holyrood