Building Our Common Future: Stepping Up Our Game
STUC criticises lack of trade union involvement in Growth Commission
Parts of the Growth Commission report send “a worrying signal” to workers, the STUC general secretary has said
THE GROWTH COMMISSION REPORT published last week by the SNP has been criticised by the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) for the lack of involvement by trade unions during its preparation.
Activists prepare for 'monster response' as Donald Trump set to visit Scotland
Demonstration organiser Jonathon Shafi laughed at claims from Tories that Scotland could be a safe haven from protests for Trump
A POSSIBLE visit to Scotland by US President Donald Trump will trigger “a monster response”, as anti-Trump activists and politicians prepare to announce details of demonstrations around the country.
Day of Roses celebration planned in Glasgow to honour Catalan political prisoners
ANC Scotland event to be held at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow, 3pm on Saturday 28 April
THE CATALAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ANC) OF SCOTLAND will reflect the politicised nature of the most recent La Diada de Santi Jordi, the celebration of Saint George observed throughout Catalonia, by honouring those “being held in prison for their political ideas”.
At a special event held at Glasgow University’s Queen Margaret Union on Saturday, 28 April, ANC Scotland will host an evening of discussion and music themed around Catalonia’s present struggle.
The return of Blair and Bolton: How liberal interventionism made an unlikely revival
Sean Bell finds that the Syrian civil war has spurred a revival among those who advocate military action on humanitarian grounds despite the experience of Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, and has seen the anti-war Left reanimated but also divided in a way it wasn’t in the past
New calls for Boris Johnson to quit after 'breach of trust' over Salisbury
The foreign secretary has been put on the defensive after false claims regarding the source of the Salisbury attack nerve agent
BORIS JOHNSON faces calls to resign as the UK’s foreign secretary, following the revelation that he wrongly claimed Porton Down experts had identified Russia as the source of the nerve agent used in the Salisbury poisoning.
Solidarity rally at Scottish Parliament planned for day of Catalan election
Demonstration against “brutal repression” to be held by the Catalan Defence Committee Scotland
THE CATALAN DEFENCE COMMITTEE SCOTLAND (CDCS) have called for a rally outside the Scottish Parliament on 21 December to show solidarity with the people of Catalonia on the day of their historic election.
Here's how Scotland is reacting to the new Programme for Government
CommonSpace rounds up a selection of reactions to the new Programme for Government from commentators, trade unions, campaign groups and the third sector.
THE NEW PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT has unveiled a raft of policies, some surprising and some long planned.
Jonathon Shafi: Trump ideologues want new era of nationalism and “punitive neo-liberalism”
Leading activists says left needs to reclaim the idea of liberty in order to take on a new right
RADICAL INDEPENDENCE CAMPAIGN (RIC) co-founder Jonathon Shafi has warned that the far right is pulling ahead in the race to define the politics of the 21st century.