By Steve James, December 14, 2012
The Radical Independence Conference, held in Glasgow late November, was neither radical nor independent.
By Jordan Shilton, November 19, 2012
A study published this month from the Scottish government has laid bare shocking levels of health inequality between rich and poor.
By Jordan Shilton, October 25, 2012
In line with the moves by the UK government to implement wholesale privatisation and end the universal provision of healthcare, the regional administration in Edinburgh and local authorities are imposing deep budget cuts and reducing staff numbers across Scotland.
By Steve James, October 17, 2012
Management of Vion Foods, owners of the Halls meat processing plant in Broxburn, Scotland, confirmed that they intend to close the Broxburn factory by February 2013.
By Steve James, August 13, 2012
Fully one month after the news that Vion Foods intends to close its Broxburn meat processing plant, not a single protest meeting has been called and no demonstrations have been organised.
By Steve James, June 29, 2012
Around 80 destitute asylum seekers face eviction from a tower block asylum hostel in Glasgow, Scotland.
By Steve James, March 24, 2012
Workers in the Mahle Group’s engineering plant in Kilmarnock, Scotland, are set to strike against company plans to shed up to 270 jobs following an 85 percent vote in favour of action.
By Stephen Alexander, May 5, 2011
The May 5 elections to the devolved Scottish Parliament and the Welsh and Northern Irish Assemblies are a political fraud.
By Stephen Alexander, January 18, 2011
The £1.3 billion in public spending cuts planned by Scotland’s devolved administration for 2011-2012 will cause lasting social devastation, as vital services and welfare provision are dismantled.
By Jean Shaoul, December 24, 2010
The chair of the Financial Services Authority has announced the publication of a report on the events that led to the collapse of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
By Stephen Alexander, December 3, 2010
The devolved administrations of Scotland and Wales have announced draft budgets detailing plans to implement their share of the £83 billion in spending cuts outlined by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat government.
By Steve James, November 6, 2010
Scotland has been forced to agree that police suspects must be allowed the elementary right of access to a solicitor before questioning, after opposing this demand for more than two decades.