by Simon Barrow See also: Eds. Gerry Hassan and Simon Barrow, Scotland After the Virus (Luath Press, 2020). https://www.luath.co.uk/product/scotland-after-the-virus One of the many things that the COVID-19 pandemic has done is to bring into the spotlight some major trends which we need to take on board as we continue to press the case for independence.… Read More Is Covid-19 Changing Our Approach to Independence?
The following letter was originally circulated on April 17 and is republished here for reference. (COSLA is the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities – the national association of Scottish councils) We, the SNP Socialists Group, write to you as COSLA representatives with a proposal for the betterment of our communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought… Read More Letter to SNP COSLA Group
SNP Socialists National Executive agreed this statement on Covid-19 which was published on Monday April 6th 2020 – the 700th Anniversary of Abroath Declaration SNP Socialists statement on the Covid-19 Crisis As socialists in the mass party for Scottish independence, we call on all working-class people and socialists to acknowledge, oppose and resist the UK… Read More SNP Socialists statement on the COVID-19 Crisis
Never mix politics, drink & football my Father said. Well, I believe that Shankly and Big Jock had a few drinks when discussing football and to introduce socialism to the game makes complete sense. See when you are part of a team, pulling as one for the ultimate prize so that everyone can benefit from… Read More A Socialist Attitude to Independence.
I’m just back from our latest humanitarian aid mission in Calais, France supporting our friends at Care4Calais who do amazing work 365 days a year helping those less fortunate than ourselves. When we first started our fundraising in order to help the refugees in France, we set out a clear objective that was realistic &… Read More Calais Humanitarian Aid Mission by Eastwood Refugee Aid
As a socialist group we are committed to re-distribution of wealth and to making sure that everyone who wants to join us, can… Read More New Membership Rates 2018/2019
George Kerevan (Midlothian SNP) We are delighted to announce that George has agreed to join the Executive as a rep for Edinburgh SNP Socialists which was formally launched October 6th 2018 after the biggest ever Independence march. George is a veteran journalist and campaigner – former MSP and formerly MP for Midlothian 2015-2017 who has… Read More George Kerevan joins SNP Socialists National Executive after successful launch of Edinburgh group