Richie Venton: “Voice Forum was vitally important” in arguing for working-class solutions to climate crisis

Following Saturday’s highly successful Scottish Socialist Voice Forum on COP26 and working-class solutions to the climate crisis, SSP National Workplace Organiser Richie Venton said: “The Voice Forum was vitally important in giving a voice to those with most to lose from global warming and the most to gain from a clean, green economy.” The Morning […]

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Only Democracy Can Save Our Ecology

Through democratic public ownership of our land we could improve the lives of millions and significantly contribute to ending the ever important climate emergency at the same time. Democracy and ecology go hand in hand, without one you can’t have the other. This policy embodies these principles of the SSP and offers a realistic solution that works towards the SSP’s vision of an independent, sustainable, socialist Scotland. […]

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From Trident to Turbines

by Calum Martin Weapons Of Mass Destruction. They don’t protect us from acts of terror. They don’t shield us from infrastructural cyberattacks. Hideously expensive, morally indefensible and functionally purposeless, they are some of the most dangerous and expensive relics in the world. So what point is there in keeping them? “Well,” squawks many a rich […]

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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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