Paul Inglis, co-ordinator of the RSP’s working group on relationships with mass organisations, considers the history of the ‘united front’.
“The abrupt sacking of drugs minister Joe FitzPatrick is a clear indictment of the government’s poor record, but it’s unlikely that the pre-election mini-reshuffle will bring about a genuine shift in approach and outcome.”
Tejas Mukerji responds to the controversial speech by the UK’s minister for women and equalities.
Allan Armstrong refreshes our knowledge of the key concepts of exploitation, oppression and alienation, and suggests new ways in which the latter can be applied to deepen our analysis of the ‘National Question’.
The Clearances, despite transforming the Highlands into a wilderness, can be understood as part of Scotland’s transition from tribal feudalism to industrial capitalism. Nearly two centuries later, however, it is capitalist underdevelopment which is to blame for the Highlands remaining a place of wilderness, a sorry picture that can still be changed through investment in…
“Imaginings of a feminist, anti-capitalist future can only happen when women are incorporated into the movement in good faith and not as tokens.”
SNP member Tejas Mukerji makes the case for the SNP left to return to the drawing board.
“The time has come for a discussion that frames the political struggle in the interests of popular power.”
“As the UK government doubles down on its ambition to assert state power at home and across the globe, it is all the more necessary for the left to demand that Scottish independence presents a real and genuine alternative.”
“It is clear that the student tenants’ organisation is an idea whose time has come.”