Salih Muslim, PYD co-chair visits Scotland

Report by Sean Baillie Salih Muslim, Co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) is in Scotland this week, meeting a cross party group of MSPs – set up to support the Kurdish people and their struggle for human rights and a democratic voice. Speaking to a crowd of over 100 Scottish solidarity activists and families […]

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Chilcot – Jail Blair

by Katie Bonnar This is what happened. Tony Blair and George Bush took a decision took a decision to attack Iraq and overthrow its government. It did so not to help the Iraqi people or because Saddam Hussein was a brutal dictator. America has supported brutal dictatorships all over the world as it once enthusiastically […]

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Brexit: what’s next?

by Katie Bonnar In the aftermath of the EU referendum, the political atmosphere has become electrifying. In the space of a few days, we have witnessed a vote to leave the EU, the resignation of a Prime Minister, demands for a second referendum on independence in Scotland, calls for a united Ireland and all of […]

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Conservatives hang on to Power in Deeply Divided Spain

by Colin Fox Spain sets aside the Saturday before polling as ‘a day of reflection’ to allow the electorate time to collect its thoughts, consider the various election messages it has heard and make up its mind how to vote. The results of yesterdays Spanish General Election on the face of it resolved very little […]

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Brexit Vote Spells Political Crisis in Scotland and UK

Commenting on the Brexit vote SSP National Spokesperson Colin Fox said: “This result first and foremost represents an unprecedented rejection of the anti-democratic, neo-liberal EU by one of its most significant and powerful constituent nations. Regardless of this Brexit vote socialists must work here and across Europe in alliance with other progressives to replace the […]

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