Richie Venton: “Voice Forum was vitally important” in arguing for working-class solutions to climate crisis

Following Saturday’s highly successful Scottish Socialist Voice Forum on COP26 and working-class solutions to the climate crisis, SSP National Workplace Organiser Richie Venton said: “The Voice Forum was vitally important in giving a voice to those with most to lose from global warming and the most to gain from a clean, green economy.” The Morning […]

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Why have Scotland’s politicians failed to solve our chronic housing crisis?

by Róisín McLaren – SSP national co-spokesperson Few would deny Scotland faces a housing crisis which inflicts real hardship on hundreds of thousands of families every day. With 200,000 people on the housing waiting list, it will take them 20 years, at the current rate, to secure decent accommodation – since fewer than 1,000 new […]

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Leading Irish Housing Campaigner to speak at Socialist Voice Housing Forum

Housing activists attending the Scottish Socialist Voice housing forum later this month will hear of Irish experience on the issue from leading Dublin activist Aisling Hedderman. Aisling has been in the thick of the militant fight to address Ireland’s housing crisis, a campaign that has seen community activism, occupations and mass street demonstrations. Much of […]

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