6 Days in Cornton Vale

by Rosie Kane It was only six days. Less than a week of my life. But every one of the 144 hours I spent behind bars opened my eyes just a little bit wider. By the time I emerged on Thursday, my peepers must have looked like dinner plates. I knew that I would not […]

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All Out On 20th August

by Richie Venton, SSP national workplace organiser A bit of working class history is being made in Scotland on Wednesday 20th August. For the first time ever, all three trade unions in all 32 Scottish local authorities are taking united strike action. The cause is a derisory pay offer from COSLA, the coalition of Labour, […]

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The party that dared to tell the truth

The Scottish Socialist Party has faced the biggest possible test of any political party in Scottish history; what do you do when the most charismatic individual leader of the left in generations demands that the party lies and covers up in order to protect his squalid secret life. For people who believe in truth and […]

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Boarding the SSP flight to Florence

Frances Curran, international convener of the SSP, explains why the SSP is participating in the European Social Forum – what we can get from it and what we can contribute. The idea of everybody and anybody who is involved in the “anti corporate” globalisation movement taking some time out to discuss with each other how […]

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