US-Russia tensions escalate in Syria after Americans shoot down regime jet
Russia warns of targeting US airforce following strike of Syrian jet
THE MILITARY CHAOS in Syria has been raised further as Russian officials warned they would take measures to target the US airforce, after the Americans shot down a Syrian military jet.
The US and Russia have both intervened in the Syrian civil war, with America opposed to the government of [Bashir al-Assad] and the Russians determined to maintain his position in the region.
Charities hail Scotland's global leadership as Sturgeon signs climate deal with California
Green charities keen on new deal with California pointing to progress in Scotland’s renewables aims
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS have welcomed the news that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will head to the US this week to sign a joint agreement with the Governor of California on tackling climate change.
Tories face backlash: Over one million people say Donald Trump not welcome for state visit
Following an executive order banning Muslims from entry to the US, Trump finds himself a centre of campaign to block state visit
OVER A MILLION people from Scotland and the rest of the UK have signed a petition urging the UK government to downgrade its invitation of a State visit to US President Donald J Trump.
May blasted for “subservience to US interests” ahead of Trump trade meeting
Financial experts and social justice campaigners express grave concern over standards and economic sense of May-Trump post-Brexit deal
A UK-US trade deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump would result in lower agricultural standards and leave UK consumers at the mercy of US interests according to campaigners and financial experts.
The criticisms come ahead of May’s trip to the US tomorrow (Friday 27 January) to meet Trump for the first time as she struggles to define UK trade post-Brexit.
Yvonne Ridley: Abortion law shows how Trump is turning the Oval Office into a locker room
CommonSpace columnist Yvonne Ridley says President Donald Trump has no understanding of women's welfare
THE new US president is a self-confessed sexual predator, serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist and misogynist but I thought even he would show some restraint when he entered the White House earlier this week.
However, within a matter of hours the Oval Office looked more like a locker room for the sort of white, privileged men Donald Trump likes to hang out with.
Arun Sood: On the streets of DC I saw both the toxicity of Trump's America and the incredible unity of women
Journalist and academic Arun Sood gives a first-hand account of President Trump's inauguration in Washington DC, and the following day's Women's March
Washington DC: Friday 20 January 20 2017. Presidential inauguration.
A GROUP of 'International Revolutionary Workers Party' members scramble up Columbus Fountain. Shouts crackle through loudspeakers, signs rise, and enthusiastic leaders declare resistance to capitalism, racism, Trumpism as well as establishment Democrats.
Alison Thewliss: To defeat Trump it’s time to “make room for women” in politics
SNP MP for Glasgow Central gives her remedy to Brexit and Trump populism and the prospect for victory in a future independence referendum
ACCELERATING the engagement and encouragement of women at all levels of political action is the key to defeating Trump style populism, according to MP Alison Thewliss.
The SNP spokesperson for cities at Westminister told CommonSpace that the rise of Trump, populist right-wing movements and Brexit all reflected the threats to women’s agency, freedom and everyday lives.
Scotland’s Women to march against Trump across Scotland's cities
As the presidential inauguration approaches, women across Scotland are readying for a week of action to oppose his politics
WOMEN across Scotland are getting ready to mark the inauguration of Donald J Trump as President of the US with a string of protests, marches and community action.
In solidarity with the March on Washington, where hundreds of thousands of women plan to march against Trump in the US, women and organisations in Scotland plan to do the same.