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The Jimmy Reid Foundation is a think tank which brings together different voices from across the left in Scotland. Building on the legacy of Jimmy Reid.
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After COP26, hear how union & environmental movements can work together by learning from each other in order to go beyond 'Just Transition'
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After the COP26 circus has left town, we invite you to engage in thinking through how the union and environmental movements can work together by learning from each other in a way that requires going beyond ‘Just Transition’. This is to lay out the basis for an economy and society that is democratic, egalitarian and… Read More »Launch of new Reid Foundation paper, ‘Beyond...
The video recording of Roz Foyer, STUC general secretary, giving the 2021 Jimmy Reid Foundation annual lecture on 7 October on a ‘People’s Recovery’ can be accessed by clicking on the link below:The post Video of 2021 Reid Foundation annual lecture by Roz Foyer, STUC general secretary, now available appeared first on The Jimmy Reid Foundation.
The Jimmy Reid Foundation is delighted to announce that today, 8 October 2021, the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR) granted Scottish Charitable Incorporated Status (SCIO) to the Jimmy Reid Foundation for the purpose of the advancement of education. The Jimmy Reid Foundation is now to be known as the Jimmy Reid Foundation (SCIO)… Read More »Scottish Charitable...
The People’s Recovery: The only way to build back better for a socially and environmentally just recovery The Foundation is delighted to announce that Roz Foyer, general secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), will be giving the annual lecture this year on: Thursday 7th October. She will outline the demands for a fairer future… Read More »Jimmy Reid Foundation...
Recording of the Jimmy Reid Foundation meeting critiquing the Scottish Government’s ‘Fair Work’ policy with Professor Gregor Gall and Roz Foyer, STUC general secretary, on Tues 17 August 2021 (chaired by Lynn Henderson, chair of the project board of the Foundation and with thanks for help to STUC for IT support):...
The Jimmy Reid Foundation reached its 10th birthday on 10 August 2021. It was launched a year after the death of Jimmy Reid by the Scottish Left Review magazine which Jimmy founded. So far, the Foundation has produced nearly 100 publications (policy paper, pamphlets and briefing notes) and organised dozens of meetings and our annual lectures.  In… Read More »The Reid...
The recording of the meeting for the on-line launch of the recent JRF paper by Brian Boyd, John Kelly and Henry Maitles (with EIS assistant secretary, Andrea Bradley as the discussant) is now available here. The JRF would like to thank the EIS union for its technical assistance in hosting the meeting as well as… Read More »Recording of ‘Liberal education in a neo-liberal...
Tonight, Monday 7 June, the Jimmy Reid Foundation organised a successful on-line launch meeting of its recent paper by Brian Boyd, John Kelly and Henry Maitles. EIS assistant secretary, Andrea Bradley, was the discussant and provided a careful and constructive critique of it. There ensued a considerable amount of discussion and questions in the chatroom.… Read More »Successful...
1 June 2021 Today, the Jimmy Reid Foundation publishes a critique of the Scottish Government’s ‘Fair Work’ policy. ‘Fair Work’ has been the flagship programme of the SNP Scottish Government on employment matters since 2016. The accompanying ‘Fair Work Framework’ sets out to make Scotland a ‘fair work’ nation by 2025 so the new Scottish… Read More...
The recording of the third UCS work-in series of meetings (on the eve of the STUC Congress on 18 April 2021) is now available. The meeting was entitled: ‘We are not rats! From UCS to BiFab and beyond – the struggle for decent work’, and was organised by the Jimmy Reid Foundation and supported by… Read More »Recording of ‘We are not rats! From UCS to BiFab...
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