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28 September 2016
ScotRail guards have won a big victory, proving that determined strike action works.
7 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. London bus stoppage, Scotland FE strike.
31 August 2016
Offshore investment firms part-own 277 Scottish state schools.
27 July 2016
Europe - Britain in particular - is now at the forefront of political developments. Because of the 'weight' of British capitalism, Brexit represents a giant boulder dropped into a lake.
29 June 2016
While not committing to a indyref immediately or even definitely proposing to have one, the SNP are using the threat of a second referendum to try and extract from the UK government and the EU an agreement that Scotland can negotiate access to the European single market and for Scotland to continue having a relationship with the EU.
22 June 2016
Services run by what workers are calling "Britain's worst rail company" have again been hit by strike action in a long running dispute over plans to get rid of conductors and operate driver-only trains. Workers at Southern Railway, members of the RMT transport union, have walked out to oppose plans to introduce so-called "driver-only operated" trains across more Southern services, which the union considers a safety risk.
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.
9 May 2016
Running up to the May elections the Labour Party right wing set out to damage their own party's chances in order to achieve what is, for them, a greater goal: undermining Jeremy Corbyn
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.
16 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
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.
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
6 January 2016
This winter's extreme weather events were entirely predictable. In fact, cabinet ministers were advised just days before storm Desmond hit Cumbria that such floods would occur and that current flood defences were inadequate because of spending cuts.
6 January 2016
The SNP government continues to orientate its taskforce towards finding a private buyer rather than using the option of nationalisation.
9 December 2015
The consultation period over the threatened Tata steel plants in Motherwell, Clydebridge and Scunthorpe has ended.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
25 November 2015
Hundreds of steelworkers from across all the steelmaking heartlands of Britain - Wales, Scotland and the north of England - took to the streets of Sheffield on 21 November to demand government action to save the steel industry.
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