“SIGN OR BE SACKED” say the capitalist gannets!

by Richie Venton ‘Sign or be sacked’ is the dictatorial motto of many employers right now, as they issue workers an ultimatum to accept slashed wages and conditions or be sacked. That’s the approach of B&Q bosses recently as they hacked thousands of pounds off many workers wages to compensate for the miserly 50p premium […]

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Keep a Steel Town, not a Ghost Town!

It was the best SSP street stall since the halcyon days of the referendum, when masses of people were thirsty for politics on the street. At the last minute this morning – because local SSP members were all at work – Joe, Willie and I headed to Motherwell to advertise the SSP public meeting at […]

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Defy the Tory Trade Union Bill – and their cuts!

by Richie Venton Fury at the implications of the Tory Trade Union Bill is already erupting, and pushing politicians in Scotland into very welcome promises not to comply with some of the measures it contains. Three of the numerous assaults on workers’ civil and trade union rights are: removal of the 42-year-old ban on using […]

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