SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 441

In this issue, the Scottish Socialist Party’s John McAllion – former Labour MP and MSP – explains why he thinks the Scottish Labour Party is a shadow of its former self. This theme is also taken up by Labour for independence’s Allan Grogan, and SSP workplace organiser Richie Venton in his piece ‘Ructions after the referendum’.  […]

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Scottish Socialist Voice – Issue 440

In this issue of the Scottish Socialist Voice, Jim Sillars looks at the evidence that pollsters are often totally wrong, especially where grassroots campaigns have taken a foothold. SSP co-spokesperson Colin Fox and John Finnie MSP look at the Yes campaigns chances as we’ve passed the 100-days-to-go marker in the referendum campaign period, Richie Venton urges a break from […]

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 438

In this issue, the SSP’s national workplace organiser Richie Venton asks why, when it comes to reporting the stance of trade unionists on the referendum, the picture is consciously distorted in the mainstream media by announcements of national union leaderships declaring their adherence to Better Together?  […]

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 422

  In this issue, SSP workplace organiser Richie Venton looks at zero hours contracts, which perfectly encapsulate the disgustingly exploitative system we live under. Far from being on the margins of the labour market, zero hours contracts are mushrooming, encouraged by the employers’ organisations and the mainstream pro-capitalist political parties. […]

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 421

  In this issue we look at the ‘Wonga vs The Bishop’ loans row. Rather than scrapping over how much a loan should cost, the real debate should centre on why thousands of people have to survive each month on pay cheques that only last two weeks, filling the gap with loans. […]

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 420

Inside this issue of the Voice, we look at the impact of cuts at home and abroad, on the future of the Tory-led Westminster coalition and its survival prospects.  […]

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Scottish Socialist Voice – Issue 419

In issue #419, Colin Fox looks at the Yes campaign for Scottish independence one year on from its glitzy launch in Edinburgh, Richie Venton looks at the G8 Summit’s impending arrival in County Fermanagh, and Denise Morton looks back at the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davidson, who threw herself in front of the King’s horse […]

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A common programme – progressive vision for Yes campaigners.

by Ken Ferguson The Scottish Socialist Party has agreed to seek discussions with other progressive parties and campaigns on the pro-independence left to explore the possibility of reaching an agreed set of policies for a post Yes Scotland. Agreed by the party’s conference in Edinburgh the approach aims to explore the areas of agreement on […]

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