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17 May 2017
Sympathy towards Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland, as elsewhere, is widespread, including among those who voted Yes to independence in 2014.
22 February 2017
Reports of further nation-wide protests against Donald Trump on 20 February, the day Parliament debated his visit and Day X walkout plans.
8 February 2017
TUSC and unions call for legal no-cuts budgets: A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland on 2 February with the support of the Scottish Greens.
1 February 2017
As part of the Tory offensive against the public sector, the chancellor has announced a 20% reduction in Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offices, and more jobcentres to share sites in local authority premises, to deliver 30% savings on estates costs. This fits in with the approaching end of the contract with the company which owns the DWP estate.
14 December 2016
The attempted scabbing operation by Glasgow Labour council in an effort to undermine Unison's strike action against privatisation of ICT services has been pushed back.
1 December 2016
An appeal for solidarity with strike action
2 November 2016
Several hundred students boycotted classes and organised a mass picket right in the middle of an open day at the Glasgow School of Art on 27 October. They were motivated by anger against cuts and demanding more facilities to "let us learn".
5 October 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Excluded from Momentum; Sports Direct workhouse; Blairite councillor defects to Tories; Merton Blairite councillors are self-selecting; Sheffield byelection report.
18 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
11 May 2016
An increasing mood of disappointment in the actions of the SNP in power; their implementation of Tory austerity and the lack of a viable national left alternative has led to an increasing alienation in many working-class areas.
27 April 2016
According to all opinion polls, the Scottish National Party looks certain to win another overall majority at Holyrood. No doubt the SNP leadership will claim the result as a confirmation of their policies. But that would not paint even half a picture of the real situation.
27 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Wales museum walkout; North Sea oil stoppage; justice for janitors strike; Glasgow GMB action ballot; Southern conductors down tools.
20 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Tube stoppage, CCTV workers' strike victory, Welsh museum walkouts.
9 March 2016
Mass pressure is building on Glasgow Labour, who face a choice on 10 March on whether to implement £133 million of cuts. Trade unions are preparing for widespread industrial action and a mass mobilisation of communities against the cuts.
9 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Small Heath teachers strike, Pasta Foods victimises reps, Glasgow janitors' dispute.
2 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including strike action by CCTV workers in Glasgow and British Airways workers fighting outsourcing.
17 February 2016
£1 billion in council cuts over the next two years is the consequence of the funding deal from the Scottish National Party (SNP) government, which will mean the loss of 15,000 jobs and the decimation of services if implemented.
11 January 2016
The EIS took strike action at five schools
11 November 2015
Campaign for socialist nationalisation: Steelworkers are already on short time working and there is limited time. But still time exists for the unions to mobilise mass support from the working class to bring pressure on the Scottish government.
21 October 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Unison Scotland calls for no-cuts budgets, London DLR cleaners dispute, Arriva Wales train strikes, Alfreton Grange Arts College walkout.
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