“The Radical Independence Campaign is in crisis. According to some people, it no longer even exists. It is not yet entirely clear how this crisis will be resolved.”
“What could have been an important step towards re-cohering the pro-independence left amid strengthening majority support for independence unfortunately collapsed into an acrimonious row.”
RSP members J. William Gallacher, Chris Kilgallon and Emily Robinson argue for making our organisations accessible to all.
RSP member J. William Gallacher offers comments on the Dumfries TUC debate between federalism and independence.
Rowan Fortune, a London-based member of the English and Welsh organisation Anti*Capitalist Resistance, explores a very British oppression and the hope that solidarity can offer.
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…