Mary McGregor recalls Mary Brooksbank in this speech delivered in Dundee at the Republican Socialist Platform’s commemoration of the 124th anniversary of her birth.
Paul Inglis reviews The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine, 1897-1918 by Marko Bojcun from the perspective of a pro-independence socialist in Scotland.
Despite attempting to locate themselves in the political tradition of John Maclean and James Connolly, a new collection of essays published by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) neither conveys their republican socialist politics nor attempts to update them for the 21st century, argues Allan Armstrong
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.
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.