Right Wing Engineer Pakistan Election win

by Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza In Pakistan’s General Election on May 11, the notorious right-wing political elite engineered a comeback. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (leader of the Pakistan Muslim League) won 124 seats in the National Assembly, enabling him to form a majority Government. The outgoing Pakistan People’s Party Government on the other hand, […]

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Scotland’s Currency

by Bill Newman – in support of co-spokesperson Colin Fox Suddenly everyone wants to speculate on what form an independent Scotland’s currency should take and it is not surprising that the No campaign should use its usual scare tactics to frighten the electorate. It is nonsense to pretend that an independent Scotland would be compelled […]

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Independence From The Tories

by Richie Venton With 630,000 members, the Scottish trade union movement makes up a huge slice of the population, both when it comes to fighting attacks on our lives and conditions right now, and in shaping Scotland’s future. So it’s encouraging that the recent STUC conference in Perth agreed a whole raft of progressive policies […]

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