Material change of circumstances for indyref2 “has already happened”, Patrick Harvie tells #SGPConf
Scottish Greens co-convener argues the UK Government has proven it will not respect Scotland’s parliamentary democracy, and calls on Nicola Sturgeon to provide details of her plan for a second independence referendum
- Patrick Harvie argues that clarity on Brexit negotiations may never come, and that the Scottish Government may miss its window of opportunity for a second referendum by waiting
'Socialism or barbarism': Scottish Greens conference opens with call for 'system change'
Patrick Harvie: “Cancel Brexit and stop this mess”
THE Scottish Greens conference has begun with a call for socialist transformation to create an economy “that puts people and planet ahead of profit”.
Maggie Chapman, co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, outlined a radical vision for “system change not climate change”, saying that the present democratic structures were “the institutions of a dying world” and called on Greens to throw “moderation” to the way side.
Day of Roses celebration planned in Glasgow to honour Catalan political prisoners
ANC Scotland event to be held at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow, 3pm on Saturday 28 April
THE CATALAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ANC) OF SCOTLAND will reflect the politicised nature of the most recent La Diada de Santi Jordi, the celebration of Saint George observed throughout Catalonia, by honouring those “being held in prison for their political ideas”.
At a special event held at Glasgow University’s Queen Margaret Union on Saturday, 28 April, ANC Scotland will host an evening of discussion and music themed around Catalonia’s present struggle.
'We will continue to lead the change': Scottish Greens highlight their influence at Spring conference
Scottish Greens reaffirm their relevance following concessions won on the Scottish budget and the Continuity Bill
THE SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY will highlight the influence the party says it continues to wield over the SNP’s minority Scottish Government at its first conference of 2018.
Recapturing energy of 2014 top of Green agenda, co-convener says
CommonSpace spoke to Scottish Green co-convener Maggie Chapman ahead of the party’s Spring conference
SPEAKING AHEAD of the Scottish Green Party’s Spring conference on Saturday, co-convener Maggie Chapman has said that re-awakening a positive vision for the future is essential during Scotland’s election down-time.
The Scottish Greens will hold their party conference on 17 March at the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock, where members will engage in discussion around key issues including Brexit, housing, and equal representation in politics.
Radical Independence conference: Brexit is a symptom of the decline of the British state
RIC conference sees passionate debate over the independence movement’s response to Brexit and left-wing views on the EU.
THE EDINBURGH CONFERENCE of the Radical Independence Campaign (RIC) saw wide-ranging and ambitious discussion of Brexit and its impact on future strategies for Scottish independence.
No retreat from radicalism as radical independence movement prepares for Edinburgh conference
The Radical Independence Campaign will debate future tactics and points of controversy in the independence movement on Saturday
THE RADICAL INDEPENDENCE CAMPAIGN (Ric) will tackle key points of division within the Scottish independence movement and debate its reaction to an unpredictable and fast-moving world in its upcoming Spring conference on Saturday, 10 March.
Maggie Chapman: Why global change is not impossible, it is inevitable
Scottish Greens’ co-convener Maggie Chapman writes ahead of the European Green Party Council meeting in Glasgow on Friday, the first time the event has been held in Scotland
THE election of Donald Trump as US president earlier this month devastated us. His victory is the culmination of years of a political system that has worked to support an economic system that marginalises, that alienates, that excludes.