LAY SIEGE TO SCOTTISH TORIES IN DEFIANCE DEMOS, ON DAY OF TORY QUEEN’S SPEECH

The SSP is staging a coordinated series of protests outside Tory party headquarters and Tory MSP’s offices across Scotland this Wednesday, 27th May, as the new Tory government announces its Queens Speech that day. SSP national trade union organizer, RICHIE VENTON, who is coordinating the protests, told us: “The Tories have absolutely no mandate to […]

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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 423

As the Liberal Democrats prepare to hold their annual UK conference in Glasgow, a mass protest against the hated Bedroom Tax plans to greet them. In this issue, the Scottish Socialist Party’s Campbell Martin points out that in North Ayrshire alone, some 1,765 tenants facing higher rent charges – because they’re deemed to have a “spare […]

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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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