Activists aim to bring solidarity from Scotland to Kurdish hunger strikers in Strasbourg
Activists on hunger strike in France and in Turkish prisons demand an end to the isolation of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan
- Scottish activists Sarah Glynn and Fiona Napier will travel to Strasbourg this week to offer solidarity to 15 members of the Freedom for Öcalan Initiative on hunger strike
- The strike hopes to “end the ongoing, inhumane isolation the Turkish state has imposed on the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan”
'Women Life Freedom!': What I found on my visit to the Women's revolution in Northern Syria
Dundee-based campaigner and academic Sarah Glynn shares her thoughts on the women’s revolution in northern Syria after visiting in May, exploring the huge successes and big challenges facing a historic movement seeking to transform a traditional middle-eastern tribal society through anti-capitalism with women at the vanguard
Sarah Glynn: Labour's anti-Semitism row is a blatant attempt to undermine Corbyn's leadership and prevent criticism of the Israeli state
Sarah Glynn, founding member of Scottish Jews Against Zionism (not a member of any political party), argues that the Israeli government and Zionist zealots in the UK are attempting to utilise an artificial anti-Semitism row to undermine Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour party and as a deflection mechanism to shield the Israeli state from criticism
Sarah Glynn: Whose Art School? A’body’s Art School!
Writer and academic Sarah Glynn says those who think there are better things to spend money on than the reconstruction of the Mackintosh building after the fire are buying into the idea that there’s not enough wealth in Scotland for bread and roses
IT seems that the austerity myth has become so deeply embedded in our society that it has infected even those who campaign against it.
I have been depressed to see how many people are claiming that we should not rebuild the Mack because the money should be spent on people in poverty.
A century since the Glasgow rent strikes, radical action on housing is needed more than ever
For the one hundredth anniversary of the Glasgow rent strikes, Sarah Glynn, author of Common Weal report 'Housing for a Better Nation', looks at how housing has changed over the past century, and argues housing policy needs to move away from marketisation and towards social ownership