Sturgeon’s Small Beer Shows Urgent Need to Build Broad Yes Movement

Activist holding a Yes sign in front of UK counter-demonstration

After days of hype and expectation raising for First Minister Sturgeon’s latest speech on independence it turned out yet to be another serving of small beer commented SSP national spokesman Colin Fox. He said: “Amidst the tears about Brexit, this was simply an exercise in expectation management for SNP activists rather than any ringing declaration […]

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A Reflection On The 5 Years Since IndyRef

Colin Fox, SSP National Co-Spokesperson, reflects on the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum and what the independence campaign has accomplished in the five years following it: I bumped into Alastair Darling [‘Better Together’] recently while parking the SSP van near Waverley station. ‘It’s called Vantonio Gramsci’ I informed the bemused former Marxist who now sits in […]

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Colin Fox: “Not a hope in Hell” Growth Commission will win Workers Support

Responding to a BBC interview defending the policies set out in the Sustainable Growth Commission by its author Andrew Wilson SSP national co-spokesman Colin Fox said: “Whilst it is true that the Yes movement has spent too little time reflecting on, and learning why, we lost the 2014 referendum, it is also true the conclusions […]

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Brexit, Independence, Workers’ Rights – Stirling SSP

What does Brexit mean for us? Should we support independence? Who’s defending our rights? Join the Stirling University Scottish Socialist Party to discuss these important issues as we approach the ever-foreboding Brexit day which is casting uncertainty across all areas of UK politics. Whether you’re an expert at all things political, or really have no […]

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Radical class-based demands are at the heart of Indyref2

by Liam McLaughlan British politics is in period of almost unparalleled self-inflicted chaos and confusion. A zombie Tory-led government – devoid of any credibility – staggers on. They march to the tune of the lambeg and flute of Arlene Foster’s DUP, the empty nothings of Theresa May and the Tory hard Brexit negotiations underway. For […]

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