Scottish Review of 1984-5 Miners’ Strike Policing: a huge breakthrough

by Richie Venton, SSP national workplace organiser The announcement by the Scottish government of an independent review of policing in Scotland during the year-long 1984/5 miners’ strike is immensely welcome to all who wish to stand up for the working class. It’s a long overdue breakthrough for the victimised miners, their families, communities and political […]

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For a Modern Democratic Republic

The Scottish Socialist Party pamphlet ‘For a Modern Democratic Republic’ written by SSP national spokesperson Colin Fox, highlights the need for an elected, representative and accountable head of state as part of Scotland’s constitution. The book is available from our website, your local SSP branches priced £3.99, from our online shop for £5 (inc p&p). Here is a […]

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Viva la Republic

by Allan Armstrong When people are asked what is meant by the word ‘republic’ they usually answer, “A country without a monarch”. In today’s world this covers a great variety of states, including the USA, France, Germany, Russia, Israel, China, South Africa and Cuba. At first glance, then, ‘republic’ would not appear to be a […]

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