MPs and Workers: a tale of two classes

by Richie Venton A tale of two classes; or two planets, more like! All that is rotten and unequal about the capitalist economic system is reflected in the accompanying political system and the capitalist politicians, regardless of whether Tory or Labour. Tory MP Malcolm Rifkind shamelessly asserted “it’s quite unrealistic to believe MPs will go […]

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Countering UKIP’s myths with fact

by Colin Fox, SSP national co-spokesperson The Scottish Socialist Party’s new booklet on ‘UKIP, Europe and Immigration’ offers a timely warning to socialists everywhere about the potency of unchecked right wing ideas. It examines the rise in support for UKIP in order to equip SSP supporters with the arguments needed to counter them. Dismissed by […]

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Expanding Scottish Socialist Voice needs your input

by Ken Ferguson, Voice editor, and Christine McVicar, distribution organiser The Scottish Socialist Voice is the only socialist paper written, published and printed in Scotland and has, since 1996, both reported the news and played a significant role in mobilising activity in struggles such as the anti-war movement, the Yes campaign and the ongoing anti-austerity […]

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CAPITALISM = CORRUPTION IN BREADLINE BRITAIN

by Richie Venton There’s a gut-wrenching stink of corruption arising from the body of capitalism right now. The world’s second-biggest bank, HSBC, has hit the headlines for providing a tax-dodging service to some of the world’s biggest corporations, richest capitalists, and most corrupt crooks. The public, and public services, have been deprived of £billions in […]

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