SSP condemns IMF decision to block Venezuelan application for Coronavirus aid

By Bill Bonnar, SSP International Secretary The Scottish Socialist Party condemns the recent decision by the International Monetary Fund to block Venezuela’s application for an emergency aid package to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic. The World Health Organisation has declared that the Coronavirus pandemic is a ‘public health emergency of international importance which requires the union […]

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Only Democracy Can Save Our Ecology

Through democratic public ownership of our land we could improve the lives of millions and significantly contribute to ending the ever important climate emergency at the same time. Democracy and ecology go hand in hand, without one you can’t have the other. This policy embodies these principles of the SSP and offers a realistic solution that works towards the SSP’s vision of an independent, sustainable, socialist Scotland. […]

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Covid-19 crisis opens window on the multi-dimensional guilt of neoliberalism

By Ken Ferguson A spectre certainly is haunting the planet with the rapidly escalating Covid-19 crisis, with countries in lockdown, pillars of today’s supposedly free market utopia such as airlines seeking state aid and emerging divisions now in public view on the way ahead. As I write the quasi eugenics of “herd immunity” which potentially […]

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Covid-19 update: Fox urges end to PFI contracts and freeing up billions for emergency action

SCOTTISH SOCIALIST PARTY Media Release Contact: Ken Ferguson, 07925 613145 SSP National Cospokesperson Colin Fox has written to Scottish Health Secretary Jeane Freeman urging her to end PFI contracts in the NHS and divert the savings to the battle to combat the escalating virus crisis. His letter is below. ” Dear Jeane, Coronavirus health emergency […]

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