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SNP Socialists +SNPSocialists
A group for Socialist members of the SNP.
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by Simon Barrow See also: Eds. Gerry Hassan and Simon Barrow, Scotland After the Virus (Luath Press, 2020). luath.co.uk/...-the-virus One of the many things that the COVID-19 pandemic has done is to bring into the spotlight some major trends which we need to take on board as we continue to press the case for independence.… Read More Is Covid-19 Changing Our...
The following letter was originally circulated on April 17 and is republished here for reference. (COSLA is the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities – the national association of Scottish councils) We, the SNP Socialists Group, write to you as COSLA representatives with a proposal for the betterment of our communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought… Read More Letter to SNP...
SNP Socialists National Executive agreed this statement on Covid-19 which was published on Monday April 6th 2020 – the 700th Anniversary of Abroath Declaration SNP Socialists statement on the Covid-19 Crisis As socialists in the mass party for Scottish independence, we call on all working-class people and socialists to acknowledge, oppose and resist the UK… Read More SNP Socialists...
Never mix politics, drink & football my Father said. Well, I believe that Shankly and Big Jock had a few drinks when discussing football and to introduce socialism to the game makes complete sense. See when you are part of a team, pulling as one for the ultimate prize so that everyone can benefit from… Read More A Socialist Attitude to Independence.
I’m just back from our latest humanitarian aid mission in Calais, France supporting our friends at Care4Calais who do amazing work 365 days a year helping those less fortunate than ourselves. When we first started our fundraising in order to help the refugees in France, we set out a clear objective that was realistic &… Read More Calais Humanitarian Aid Mission by Eastwood...
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As a socialist group we are committed to re-distribution of wealth and to making sure that everyone who wants to join us, can… Read More New Membership Rates 2018/2019
George Kerevan (Midlothian SNP)  We are delighted to announce that George has agreed to join the Executive as a rep for Edinburgh SNP Socialists which was formally launched October 6th 2018 after the biggest ever Independence march. George is a veteran journalist and campaigner – former MSP and formerly MP for Midlothian 2015-2017 who has… Read More George Kerevan joins SNP Socialists...
SNP Socialists Convener Rory Steel reflects on last week's General Election results..… Read More All Things to All People
Dovydas Kuliešas It feels ridiculous to even stick a “here’s why” onto the end of that title. These things, you’d think, are so self-obvious they do not have to be explained, and in any election up until now they would be. But unfortunately I have literally no choice but to talk about this. If you’re… Read More Left-wing unionist tactical voting for the Tories to stop indyref2 is...
SNP Socialists Convener Rory Steel explains argues that the best vote for socialists on the 8th of June is for the Scottish National Party.… Read More Corbynites for SNP
As a socialist group we are committed to re-distribution of wealth and to making sure that everyone who wants to join us, can… Read More New Membership Rates 2018/2019
SNP Ayr North member Laura Brennan-Whitefield, who spoke at the Annual Conference in October on the subject, puts forward the possibility of drug law reform in an independent Scotland… Read More Laura Brennan-Whitefield – Drugs Policy: Medical Cannabis
We are pleased to publish Sara Salyers of Auchtermuchty SNP's statement entitled "Response to Independent Research Produced for the Scottish Government on Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction, UGOE, (including hydraulic fracking), November 2016"… Read More Response to Independent Research Produced for the Scottish Government on Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction, UGOE, (including...
Politics writer Siobhan Tolland tackles the aftermath of Trump's election in the United States and the worrying rise of the populist right throughout the world.… Read More An internationalist approach is essential to protect Scotland’s social democracy
The SNP Socialists acting convener Chris McCusker (Eastwood SNP, East Renfrewshire) has today stepped down from his role as a GMB Union Rep. Having been a Trade Union Rep the entirety of his working life with USDAW and GMB, it was not an easy decision to make. Here is an explanation from Chris himself. “Comrades,… Read More Our Acting Convener Chris McCusker Stands Down as GMB...
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As a socialist group we are committed to re-distribution of wealth and to making sure that everyone who wants to join us, can… Read More New Membership Rates 2018/2019
Join the SNP Socialists in a discussion/debate on what we need to do as activists in order to nullify the effects of sexual harassment in the workplace & in society in general as we move forward to help create a fairer,equal Scotland. Chaired by SNP Socialist secretary John Adams, Guest speakers Suzanne McLaughlin,(political commentator) Anne Mclaughlin (former MSP/MP)
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