Scottish Independence: Statehood and Power
This is a great achievement and an even better achievement has been the building of a mass social movement
45% evidenced substantial opposition not just to UK rule, but to austerity and top down rule period
Education, Health, and Global Warming
Modi came to power by gaming an electoral system, not through democracy
Scottish independence campaigner Cat Boyd reflects on a movement that had the whole Westminster elite against it – yet still managed to run them close
Perhaps the most arresting fact about the Scottish referendum is this: that there is no newspaper – local, regional or national, English or Scottish – that supports independence except the Sunday Herald
How do we not get the neoliberal Scotland envisaged in the SNP’s White paper?
And, more long term, how do we overcome a capitalist Scotland at the hands of any of the political parties?
The demands and desires of those that may end up voting for Marina are legitimate, and the left would do well to think about how they could win over this natural ally to supporting a genuine proposal for change
Scottish Independence, Power and Propaganda