A Urinal In A Scottish Pub Reveals Why Toilets Matter In International Politics

By Rhys Crilley and Robert A Saunders, Intrepidreport.com -

If you wanted to see international politics in action, where would you go? Maybe the UN headquarters in New York to see diplomats debating resolutions of global import? Or drop in on one of the [...]

Protests In London And Edinburgh Demand Freedom For Assange And Manning

Campaigners demanding the release from prison of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning demonstrated on Saturday in London and Edinburgh, Scotland. Socialist Equality [...]

Women Workers Bring Glasgow To A Standstill

By Conrad Landin, Morningstaronline.co.uk -

Strikers march to Glasgow Council's city chambers for a mass rally during a 48 hour strike by 8,000 GMB and Unison members over an equal pay claim. SCOTLAND’S largest city was brought to a [...]

Scotland Bringing Basic Income to Life

By Lou Del Bello, Futurism.com -

People living in the Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, and North Ayrshire may soon receive an unconditional monthly sum as part of a series of universal basic income pilots currently [...]

Holland To Finland To Scotland, Basic Income Could Be A Reality Across Europe

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

By Steve Rushton for Occupy - Universal basic income is emerging as a realistic policy position across Europe. As we reported in late 2015, local authorities across the Netherlands are currently [...]

Universal Basic Income Trials Being Considered In Scotland

By Libby Brooks, www.theguardian.com -

By Libby Brooks for The Guardian - Scotland looks set to be the first part of the UK to pilot a basic income for every citizen, as councils in Fife and Glasgow investigate trial schemes in 2017. [...]

Scotland Just Generated More Power Than It Needs From Wind Turbines Alone

By Staff, www.sciencealert.com -

By Staff of Science Alert - Last Sunday, Scotland achieved something great - for the first time on record, wind power alone generated 106 percent of Scotland’s electricity needs in a single day. [...]

Scotland Bans Fracking: “No Ifs, No Buts, No Fracking”

By Claudia Beamish, www.scotsman.com -

By Claudia Beamish for The Scotsman - But the move will pile the pressure on energy minister Paul Wheelhouse to rule out fracking in the long-term when he eventually rules on the issue. [...]

Trump Hotels Occupied In Scotland To Protest Trump’s Statements

By Mark McDougall, www.mirror.co.uk -

By Mark McDougall for Mirror - Hotels owned by controversial US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump were occupied today by fuming protesters. The loudmouthed right wing billionaire has sparked fury [...]

Newsletter: Transformation – Elections & Movements

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance - The United States has unusual challenges for movements working in the electoral system. The two party system is deeply embedded in law [...]

Scotland Announces Moratorium On Fracking For Shale Gas

By Libby Brooks, www.theguardian.com -

The Scottish government has announced a moratorium on all planning consents for unconventional oil and gas extraction, including fracking. Welcomed by campaigners as “a very big nail in the [...]

Scotland Building Media For 99%

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

Current alternative media in Scotland, like Bella Caledonia, focus on in-depth analyses and commentary pieces. But Common Space aims to push the scope of alternative news with a rolling news [...]

Factory That Makes Drones For Israel Shut Down

By Sarah Lazare, www.commondreams.org -

Activists in Scotland were arrested Tuesday for blockading and shutting down Thales UK, renowned Govan, Glasgow-based weapons manufacturer, to protest the company's role in producing drones used [...]

Scots In Their Own Words On Independence

By Jaisal Noor, www.therealnews.com -

The people of Scotland head to the polls on Thursday to vote on whether to get independence from the United Kingdom. Scotland has been part of the U.K. for the past three centuries but has its [...]

‘Yes’ To Scotland Independence

By John Goss, www.newsjunkiepost.com -

In 1707 a shaky union was set up that made Scotland a part of the United Kingdom. Scottish parliamentarians were bribed with vast sums of money and lucrative pension schemes to move their seats [...]

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