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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EU Referendum: Youth Opportunities

by Lewis Akers, Young Scottish Socialist Organiser At the start of 2016 the Scottish Youth Parliament released their manifesto – a very large consultation of the views of young people in Scotland. It highlights, like poll after poll, that young people overwhelmingly support Remaining in the European Union. This is not because of some false […]

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EU Referendum: Migrants denied a voice!

By Paolo Caserta After a shallow and empty campaign, people in the UK will next week have their final word on whether or not to remain part of the European Union. The campaign so far has been a negative one, dominated by fear and scaremongering on both sides, creating a poisonous atmosphere that has culminated […]

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For a Socialist Europe, not a Bosses EU

The starting gun has been fired. The date set. And the unlikely alliances established. David Cameron has staked his Premiership on the outcome of another Referendum. If his gamble pays off he will be seen as one of the most successful Tory leaders alongside Thatcher and Churchill. If he loses he will have to resign, […]

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