Sarah Glynn: Why are 162 Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike?
Sarah Glynn, committee member of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan, explains the context behind a mass hunger strike in Turkish prisons, which has spread to solidarity actions in Strasbourg and Cardiff, of Kurdish activists
A HUNGER strike is not a form of protest to be undertaken lightly. It is a last resort when other methods have become impossible. The fact that this has become a regular resort for Kurdish activists is an indication of the extent to which Kurds have been made to suffer.
'Women Life Freedom!': What I found on my visit to the Women's revolution in Northern Syria
Dundee-based campaigner and academic Sarah Glynn shares her thoughts on the women’s revolution in northern Syria after visiting in May, exploring the huge successes and big challenges facing a historic movement seeking to transform a traditional middle-eastern tribal society through anti-capitalism with women at the vanguard
Sarah Glynn: Labour's anti-Semitism row is a blatant attempt to undermine Corbyn's leadership and prevent criticism of the Israeli state
Sarah Glynn, founding member of Scottish Jews Against Zionism (not a member of any political party), argues that the Israeli government and Zionist zealots in the UK are attempting to utilise an artificial anti-Semitism row to undermine Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour party and as a deflection mechanism to shield the Israeli state from criticism
Sarah Glynn: Whose Art School? A’body’s Art School!
Writer and academic Sarah Glynn says those who think there are better things to spend money on than the reconstruction of the Mackintosh building after the fire are buying into the idea that there’s not enough wealth in Scotland for bread and roses
IT seems that the austerity myth has become so deeply embedded in our society that it has infected even those who campaign against it.
I have been depressed to see how many people are claiming that we should not rebuild the Mack because the money should be spent on people in poverty.
Sarah Glynn: Meet the working class hero Turkey is trying to rip away from the Kurds
Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan member Sarah Glynn explores the symbolism behind the fall of a statue in northern Syria last week
WHEN, last Sunday, the Turkish invaders wanted to stamp their presence on the predominantly Kurdish city of Afrîn in northern Syria, one of the first things that they did was pull down a statue.
Sarah Glynn: We must put grassroots activism at the centre of the indy campaign
Sarah Glynn of the Scottish Unemployed Workers' Network says it's vital for campaigners to stay tuned in to the daily struggles of so many as the independence debate goes on
FOR those struggling to survive on diminishing benefits or otherwise dependent on our ravaged welfare state, independence can’t come soon enough.
There is good reason why welfare has been a recurrent theme at indy rallies; and the Scottish Unemployed Workers’ Network will be as active in this campaign as we were in the last.
Discovering Syria’s 'real revolution': In conversation with PYD co-chair Salih Muslim
Campaigner Sarah Glynn interviews Salih Muslim of Rojava's Democratic Union Party about democracy, the one per cent and a ‘third way’
SCOTLAND has just received a first visit from Salih Muslim, co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the main political party in Rojava, the majority Kurdish autonomous region in North Syria.
Sarah Glynn: More than ever we need to show our support for Kurds and others under threat around the world
Author and campaigner Sarah Glynn says building links with movements across the world is vital in defeating dangerous ideologies
THIS last week saw three protests in Edinburgh in support of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MPs who have been arrested by the Turkish government.
Sarah Glynn: The anger over 'I, Daniel Blake' needs to turn into action - here's how it can
Sarah Glynn from the Scottish Unemployed Workers’ Network (SUWN) outlines the contents of a new book containing real people's stories in Scotland - and how the organisation is helping them
VIEWERS of Ken Loach’s award winning film, 'I, Daniel Blake', can be divided into three types.
The film is the story of a man refused disability benefit after a heart attack, despite his doctor’s insistence that he shouldn’t work. He is therefore forced to sign on at the jobcentre and navigate a system where any false step can trigger a benefit sanction.