A proud signatory to One in Five

The SSP’s Executive Committee have agreed working to implement the One in Five Charter, becoming the third party in Scotland to do so. We are proud to show our continuing commitment to making politics accessible for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Sandra Webster, SSP co-national spokesperson and candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire South […]

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Bill Bonnar on UKIP’s doctrine of fear

By ALAN FERGUSON Glasgow South SSP A POISONOUS right wing agenda is creeping into Scotland from over the border. UKIP is not a significant force in Scotland which has consistently rejected their heady mixture of right wing nationalism, racism and xenophobia. Although they managed to marginally win a Scottish seat in the Euro election this […]

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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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