As the independence debate catalyses a powerful re-emergence of class politics, Cat Boyd criticises those united-in-pessimism among trade unionists and the Labour left. Breaking with Britain is no panacea - but it will provide an opportunity for working class people to reshape Scotland.
Chris Bambery examines the challenges posed and opportunites presented by contemporary workplace organising
Ben Wray argues that politics is something more than a set of individually held beliefs, even when publicly enumerated. He argues that we must begin with a consideration of how to influence the mass of society with our ideas.
In the third part of his series on left organisation, Ben Wray argues for a clear, simple democratic system subjected to a culture of constant renewal and carried out in the context of engagement with real social forces.
Ben Wray argues that the left too easily conflates being anti-establishment with being anti-professional. If we are to effectively engage in changing our society, we need to systematically develop and generalise the necessary skills and expertise.
In the first part of his series 'What sort of left party do we need?', Ben Wray argues for participation in elections, noting that without engagement in parliamentary politics, the left quickly descends into an 'echo-chamber'.
Ben Wray launches a new web series which seeks to find solutions to a pressing organisational puzzle.
James Ferns, Vice President Education at Strathclyde Students Union is supporting Thursdays strike action. In this statement he outlines the issues, and how you can show support:
Chris Bambery examines the events of Grangemouth in the context of austerity and argues that while this is certainly not the best of times, neither is it the worst.
As the dust settles around the defeat at Grangemouth, Richard Allday looks at the balance sheet.