This morning at 11 am around 40 students from across Scotland went into occupation of the collins building at Strathclyde University in protest of the recently announced £27,000 fees for RUK (Rest of UK, apart from Scotland) students. Students have come from Universities all over Scotland, including Glasgow, Strathclyde, Caledonian, Edinburgh and St Andrews. The […]
Chris Bambery looks at the IMF's rescue package and argues for a pro-democracy, anti-austerity alternative across Europe.
In the second part of a series looking at radical democratic movements in British history, Gareth Beynon looks at the first mass movement of the British working class at the end of the 18th Century.
Phil Neal looks at Murdo Fraser's attempt to scrap the Scottish Tories to set up a new centre-right party. He argues that this reflects the increasingly devolved nature of Scottish politics, and if successful the manouvere could pose problems for the SNP.
The economic crisis is intensifying as the stock exchanges slide into chaos. Chris Bambery argues that austerity has involved a major attack on workers wages, but that this isn't going to solve the crisis.
Whilst resistance grows the organised Left continues to be weak. Chris Bambery looks at the difficulties and changes the Left has endured since 68' and what the Left must do if it's to grow and influence the anti-austerity struggle.
Will the campaign for a legal declaration of statehood be a step towards the emancipation of the Palestinians? Phil Neal looks at the internal political tensions in the movement of one of the world's most oppressed nationalities.
Do we need the police? Brian Christopher looks at the role of the police force under capitalism and examines the alternatives.