In the latest installment of our History Illustrated series, we examine one of the lesser-known episodes in the Highland Clearances, when crofters and cotters stood together to physically resist the forces of the state as they attempted to enforce the will of the lairds.
The Republican Socialist Platform is deeply concerned to learn that William Aitken, a Scottish man who lives and works in Barcelona, remains in jail a month after his arrest over his alleged participation in protests against the disgraceful imprisonment of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasél.
The Republican Socialist Platform will begin a new political education series this month, starting by tackling the question: What is republicanism? Political education Our inaugural series of 13 structured political discussions, introduced and facilitated by different RSP members, will explore the fundamental aspects of the RSP’s politics as well as some of the pressing issues…
When the tide of progress in Russia turned back in the 1930s, it was a gay communist from Edinburgh who made a desperate appeal directly to the Soviet leadership not to turn their back on human liberation.
The Republican Socialist Platform condemns in the strongest possible terms the imprisonment of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasél.
RSP members J. William Gallacher, Chris Kilgallon and Emily Robinson argue for making our organisations accessible to all.
“Connor Beaton recently took part in a debate on ‘Socialism and the National Question’ with Valleys Underground.”
The recently-established Republican Socialist Platform invites RIC members to discuss the current state of the independence movement at our next Zoom meeting on 26 September 2020. This will be our first meeting since our founding meeting on 12 September 2020, which was attended by RIC members across the length and breadth of Scotland. If you…
“Our formal founding meeting platform drew support from RIC members across the length and breadth of Scotland.”