The Lessons Rosa Taught Me

by Sandra Webster When you look back on old pictures – even family ones – you catch a glimpse of the past. It is how we live on – an instant of time and the circumstances captured briefly. A perception of the observer of who we are. I feel this about Rosa Luxemburg. Her piercing […]

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All Minds are equal – Autistic Pride Day

by Sandra Webster All Minds are equal, some are not more equal than others. Today is Autistic Pride day when folk on the spectrum celebrate their neurodiversity and send out the message that being different is okay. In a week that has been filled with xenophobic and hetero-normative hatred, that message is an important one. […]

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Osborne’s Folly: Trident must be scrapped

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled £500m for the future of the Faslane nuclear submarine base. Mr Osborne said the cash will fund the construction of related projects as it hosts the country’s submarine fleet. The Scottish Socialist Party’s national co-spokesperson and peace activist Sandra Webster comments: “Today has demonstrated how out of touch the Westminster […]

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Energy companies tax the poor

by Sandra Webster, SSP national co-spokesperson A new government, and will anything change? Politicians may eloquently preach about life with fuel poverty meanwhile it was announced that under the coalition 30,000 prepayment meters had been fitted without the consent of the individual. There are very few people who can gain access to your house without permission. These […]

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