Scotland: Hundreds Of People Block Detention Of Immigrant Neighbors

By Peter Smith, ITV News. -

Glasgow, Scotland - One of two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland and subsequently released after protesters blocked them from leaving has said he's grateful "fate" bought him to [...]

Ditch Shell

By Scientists for Extinction Rebellion, The Ecologist. -

As a community of scientists working across many different disciplines, we are passionate about passing on the wonders of science to future generations. Many of us were inspired as children by [...]

Scotland’s Red Council

By Joe Cullinane, Tribune Magazine. -

As roads to socialism close nationally, the need for a municipal road to socialism is borne by those of us on the Labour left who are privileged to hold power at a local level. We may be few, [...]

Boat Blockade At Ineos Oil Refinery

By Jaime Shuttleworth, The Herald. -

Scotland - Climate activists have blocked the gates of the Ineos refinery at Grangemouth with boats in a protest against pollution. Extinction Rebellion Scotland claims Ineos is Scotland’s [...]

Glasgow’s Far-Right Violence Is A Warning To Anti-Fascists

By Matt Kerr, Tribune Mag. -

Many of those who organised around the exemplary “no evictions” campaign over the last couple of years gathered to show solidarity and support for people with no vote, no opportunity to work, no [...]

Scottish Parliament Votes For Immediate Suspension Of ‘Weapons Of Oppression’ Exports To US

By Jon Stone, Independent. -

The Scottish Parliament has called for the immediate suspension of exports of riot gear, tear gas and rubber bullets to the United States, in light of the police response to the ongoing Black [...]

Former UK Ambassador Craig Murray Indicted

By Ray McGovern, Popular Resistance. -

… I know of four pro-[Scottish] Independence folk who were last week phoned or visited by Police Scotland and threatened with contempt of court proceedings over social media postings they had [...]

Thousands Take To Edinburgh Streets For ‘Biggest Scottish Independence March Ever’

By David McClean, Scotsman.com -

Groups and organisations who support separation from the UK joined the All Under One Banner (AUOB) procession on Saturday. Organisers AUOB hope to get at least 100,000 people to take part in the [...]

A Boom In Renewables Education As Scotland Upskills

By David Leask, Herald Scotland. -

A new study has revealed the sheer volume of training underway as the country upskills for climate emergency, new statistics reveal. The research, the first of its kind, showed an “enormous [...]

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. [...]

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