“WHERE’S THE BEEF” WITH FIRST MINISTER’S ‘TIMID’ LEGISLATIVE PROGRAMME?

SSP national spokesman Colin Fox today described the Scottish Government’s Legislative programme as “timid’ adding it represented merely ‘more warm words which leave ingrained social equality untouched”. Colin said : “Where’s the beef? The First Minister made much of the 500 firms signed up to her £7.85 an hour ‘real living wage’ but omitted to […]

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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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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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Billionaires – and Buttons For Wages

by Richie Venton The crime of poverty pay is becoming even more criminal. In a cheap stunt to absorb some of the growing fury of working class people at appalling hourly wage rates, even the Tory government has been obliged to ‘name and shame’ some of the companies not even paying the legally required national […]

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