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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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 418

In issue #418, the Radical Independence Campaign’s Liam O’Hare, Voice editor Ken Ferguson and author Alan Bissett look at Nigel Farage’s ridiculous decision to launch UKIP’s Aberdeen Donside by-election from the centre of Edinburgh, and Richie Venton looks at how we can fight the Tories’ hated Bedroom Tax, as demands for these extra payments from […]

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Independence From The Tories

by Richie Venton With 630,000 members, the Scottish trade union movement makes up a huge slice of the population, both when it comes to fighting attacks on our lives and conditions right now, and in shaping Scotland’s future. So it’s encouraging that the recent STUC conference in Perth agreed a whole raft of progressive policies […]

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