RSP members recently voted to affiliate to the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign and to publicly endorse the following statement.
The Republican Socialist Platform is a signatory to this international statement of solidarity with the uprising in Kazakhstan.
Half a decade after transforming itself into a mass-membership tenants’ union, Living Rent faces existential questions about who it is for and of the relationship between its rank-and-file members and paid employees. Connor Beaton asks what lies ahead.
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
“We also need to recognise that time is fast running out for the future of people and planet and we cannot wait around for the independence of one small wealthy country or the stalling of governments across the world before we get serious action on climate.”
“Feminism isn’t only a women’s issue. Yes, it suffers for the (perhaps unfortunate) name that implies a centrality of the experience of women, but the destruction of the patriarchy is something that will improve the entire human condition, not just the women’s half.”
Allan Armstrong examines recent events in the North of Ireland, reflecting on their importance in the existential crisis facing the British state.
Elections have consequences. The independence movement shouldn’t leave it to Boris and Nicola to decide what they will be.