Corbyn ally Rhea Wolfson gets green light to fight for Livingston seat
Momentum campaigner urges Scots to deliver radical Labour future as only hope
RHEA WOLFSON, an ally of Jeremy Corbyn and Momentum organiser, has been selected by Scottish Labour to fight for the Livingston seat in the upcoming General Election.
The selection is part of a batch of candidate selections by the party which also included Blair McDougall, the former chair of Better Together, as the East Renfrewshire candidate,
Scottish Tories feel the heat as Dugdale and Thewliss demand rape clause answers
Davidson faces the music over her silence to the UK party’s rape clause
RUTH DAVIDSON, the Scottish Tory leader, has maintained her silence in the face of increasing demand by opposition politicians and rights campaigners to explain her position and reasoning for supporting the controversial rape clause brought into effect by her UK party.
Mark Scott: Labour must embrace Momentum to stop members like me from giving up altogether
The English Left blogger Mark Scott says Labour both north and south of the border must take note of the bigger picture
FOR us on the left down here, it’s been a tough couple of years.
While the Scottish left has been almost universally united in bringing around #Scotref, the English left has been left bewildered after the initial exhilaration of the Green surge and Corbynmania.
Indy pledge pot rakes in £200,000 in first 24 hours of launch
As Sturgeon declared her push for a second independence referendum, the opposing sides begin to marshal funds
A PRO-YES REFERENDUM fundraising website launched yesterday (Monday 13 March) has raised hundreds of thousands in its first few hours of going live.
The site was revealed after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement at Bute House, Edinburgh that she would seek confirmation from Holyrood next week for a second Scottish independence referendum.
Watch as Jeremy Corbyn thanks his "SNPs"
UK Labour leader praises SNP during speech to his own Scottish Labour party
JEREMY CORBYN appeared to have joined another political party during his speech to the Scottish Labour party conference in Perth on Sunday (26 February).
Speaking to a room of around 300 activsts and parliamentarians on the success of the union between the English and Scottish working classes he uttered the words, “well done our SNP’s.”
Jeremy Corbyn: Scottish Independence can’t take power back from multinationals
Labour leader dismisses independence as having no answers to the power of big business
JEREMY CORBYN has told Scottish Labour party members that a vote for Scottish independence would not tackle corporate power and improve working class people’s lives.
The UK Labour leader made the comments during a speech to the Scottish party conference today (Sunday 26 February) in which he outlined his support for a new federal UK.
Ben Wray: Why both the right to work and the right not to work can set us free
In the first of a brand new weekly column, Ben Wray - a former CommonSpace reporter and now head of policy at Common Weal - argues that a basic income will work best in a society that guarantees both a right to work and not to work
THE debate on basic income in Scotland has got me thinking about how it might really fit into our working lives, and how it could help change the way we perceive employment itself.
Greens reject Labour invitation to "progressive alliance" over Scottish budget
Scottish Greens shun Labour to focus on negotiating with Scottish Government ahead of budget talks
SCOTTISH LABOUR has received a rebuke from the Scottish Green party for walking away from the prospect of any negotiation on the deadlock over the Scottish budget this week.
The comments follow an open letter sent to Green co-convener Patrick Harvie by Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale asking for a “progressive alliance” against the Scottish Government.
Dugdale proposes Quebec style immigration deal in the face of Hard Brexit
Scottish Labour leader says tailored policies on migration can protect Scotland against worst of Brexit excesses
A QUEBEC-CANADA DEAL on immigration would be the best way to protect Scotland from a Hard Brexit according to Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale.
Dugdale pointed to the special arrangements that both Canada and its guber-national region has where Quebec can choose migrants who would best adapt to living there.
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