WATCH: Why it's RIGHT to celebrate Red Clydeside
This Thursday 31st January marks 100 years since The Battle of George square, one of the defining moments of Red Clydeside.
In recent times, some have cast doubt on the extent of the radicalism of the movement, but David Jamieson argues that Red Clydeside must be recognised for transforming Glasgow from a stronghold of Empire, to a hotbed of dissent in just a matter of years.
'Serco has picked on the wrong city': Glasgow protest over plans to evict 300 asylum seekers
A hunger strike was announced at the demonstration by some of those who are facing eviction
HUNDREDS gathered in Glasgow on Tuesday [31 July] to express outrage at an announcement by the government contractor Serco to evict 300 Glaswegian asylum seekers, which may make them destitute.
An estimated 400 people turned out for the emergency demonstration organised in response to the unprecedented announcement which has sparked a cross-party coalition of resistance.
Exclusive: Glasgow politicians back direct action to prevent 'crisis' as 300 asylum seekers face eviction
Glasgow politicians would back direct action to defend hundreds of Glasgow asylum seekers on the brink of being locked out of their homes
HUNDREDS of Glaswegian asylum seekers face eviction from their homes in a shock move by the housing giant Serco, prompting outrage from Glasgow politicians who have said they will defend their constituents.
Labour's Leonard to unveil Holyrood bid for 'Mary Barbour' rent control law
Richard Leonard will use his first party conference speech to outline a "Mary Barbour law"
AFTER a statue of Scot rent strike legend Mary Barbour was unveiled in Govan this week, Richard Leonard will use his keynote speech in Dundee to outline a law aiming to tackle the housing crisis named after the woman whose name is synonymous with housing justice.
Hundreds turn out to see statue of Scots rent strikes legend Mary Barbour
A statue of Scots rent strike legend Mary Barbour was unveiled in Govan on Thursday morning
RENT STRIKES LEGEND Mary Barbour was memorialised in Govan on Thursday (8 March) morning as a statue celebrating her role in history was unveiled after years of fundraising, leading to calls for school history lessons to include more about the role of women in history.
Long-awaited statue of Scots rent strikes legend Mary Barbour to be unveiled on International Women's Day
The organiser of the Govan rent strikes will be honoured with a statue
A LASTING LEGACY to the woman behind the Glasgow rent strikes whose name is still synonymous with tenants rights will be unveiled in Govan on International Women's Day this week (8 March), after a long-running fundraising campaign by the Remember Mary Barbour Association (RMBA).
Tenants’ rights campaigners to link past and present movements in Mary Barbour celebration
Living Rent will host an event in celebration of Glasgow women who led historical rent strikes
THE TENANTS’ UNION Living Rent is inviting supporters on Thursday 23 November to commemorate and learn from the struggles of legendary tenants’ rights campaigner Mary Barbour and the other Glasgow women involved in the rent strikes of 1915.
Concert acts announced for Mary Barbour statue fundraiser
Fund launched to erect statue in honour of 1915 rent strike leader Mary Barbour in Glasgow
Barbour led the 1915 Glasgow Rent strike
A FUND has been launched to erect a statue in Glasgow of Mary Barbour, who led the famous Glasgow rent strike a century ago this year.
The Lord Provost Sadie Docherty will be formally announcing the launch of the fund on Friday evening for the Remember Mary Barbour campaign, and former football manager and Glaswegian Sir Alex Ferguson has already pledged PS5,000.