“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…
Following a week-long online ballot, the 15 members of the inaugural YesAlba national committee have been named. The election – though conducted imperfectly – moves the process of establishing the new organisation onto a firm democratic basis for the first time, away from the more opaque decision-making by the All Under One Banner (AUOB) team.…
“If YesAlba becomes both a mass organisation and an open arena for political discussion and debate, there is a very weak argument against RIC affiliating to it.”
“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.
“Nearly 400 people attended the AUOB Assembly on Saturday 14 November 2020.”
“Connor Beaton recently took part in a debate on ‘Socialism and the National Question’ with Valleys Underground.”