NAIL LABOUR’S LIES TO WORKERS

The working class holds the key to the Referendum vote. And the outcome of the Referendum is key to the prospects of better lives for the working class majority population.

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So as 18 September looms, all of us who favour the democratic right to self government for the Scottish people, as opposed to Tory dictatorship from Westminster governments effectively elected by the middle class ‘swing voters’ of so-called Middle England, need to demolish the mountain of lies pouring down from the No camp and mainstream media.

And the most dangerous liars of all are Labour politicians; who in the Scottish working class listens to the Tories and their Mini Me LibDems,

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 441

Download A Marxist case for IndependenceIn 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

Scottish Socialist Voice 440 PDF downloadIn 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 the billionaires’ bread line Britain, and Jonathon Shafi details the Radical Independence Campaign’s mass canvass event.

Also in this issue, Scottish Socialist Party councillor Jim Bollan writes about his third suspension from West Dunbartonshire Council, and compares his treatment with those of councillors from mainstream parties, and Pam Currie looks at the life of writer, activist and advocate for the rights of the oppressed,

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 439

SSVIn this issue, we look at the European Parliamentary Election results, and why UKIP’s English earthquake was not repeated in Scotland, how they managed to sneak in a Scottish seat despite their lack of impact on the ground here, and what these results mean for the prospects of a Yes vote in September.

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 438

Scottish Socialist VoiceIn 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 437

SSV 437In this issue, published in time for May Day, Richie Venton explains why a Yes vote is the best option economically, politically and culturally for the working class in Scotland, and why Scottish independence – and the proper democracy it can bring – will be a beacon of hope for workers not only in the rest of the UK but also globally. And inside, you’ll find all the details you’ll need to donate to our indyref financial appeal. We’ve got to find £50,000 – and any contribution is welcome! 

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SCOTTISH SOCIALIST VOICE – ISSUE 423

Download Scottish Socialist Voice Issue 423As 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 room”

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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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