Greek firestorm – tools for the wealthy

by Kleanthis Antoniou It’s always awful discussing natural destruction, where dozens of lives have been lost in the most horrific ways. The strong winds, high temperatures, and the site itself, a summer resort for capital citizens – usually of average to low income. In July, the resorts are full of working class people who made […]

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The case for free public transport

The Scottish Socialist Party is a proud advocate of a world-class, fare-free public transport system for Scotland. Transport has undergone enormous changes in recent decades, both in Scotland and across the world. Some have been cyclical: in Scotland’s capital, trams were built, dismantled, and then reintroduced. In other areas, we have seen consistent trends like […]

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Scottish Socialists Slam Ewing’s Public Energy Rejection

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The Scottish Government has rejected calls for the nationalisation of energy from new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Fergus Ewing, minister for Business, Energy and Tourism wants the UK Government to give even more public money to the oil and gas private sector – on top of the billions in subsidies they already get, and further […]

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Huge boost for SSP’s Free Public Transport Campaign with Union Backing

by Colin Fox Whilst the political parties at Westminster were all agreeing to decimate public services the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) passed a resolution at its annual conference in Brighton to support the introduction of free public transport to combat global warming, reduce pollution and road traffic accidents and improve social inclusion. The […]

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